Becoming a Cyber Security Major

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CyberSecurity Major

Throughout his educational career, Mason Bird has shown dedication to both academics and athletics. In high school, Mason Bird regularly made the honor roll and was named Conference Player of the Year in soccer. He now studies cyber security in college.

Students interested preparing for a career in in cyber operations or cyber security should consider if their interests and abilities match the requirements of the profession. For instance, cyber security majors should enjoy working with computers and information technology and have above-average skills in mathematics and science. People selecting this field as their major should expect to receive a strong foundation in handling security and fixing problems with computers, servers, routers, and other computer equipment.

In addition, students learn about the ethics and legalities of cyber operations. No prior computer programming experience is required to study the field, but students who think systematically and who have strong technical skills will demonstrate the greatest success in this major.

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