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Careers in Cybersecurity

There are over 78,000 open positions in cybersecurity in the Greater Washington, DC metro area. The number of cybersecurity jobs in the greater Washington, DC area is projected to annually grow by 11%. There are numerous career pathways in cybersecurity.

Learn from cybersecurity experts about their professional journey in cybersecurity and dive deeper to explore cybersecurity as a career option. Our Cybersecurity Management and Analytics Career Pathways Guest Speaker Series is designed to help you navigate the cybersecurity career field. More information to come on this series during the 2024-2025 academic year.

Field Study

A critical part of the Cybersecurity Management and Analytics major is the practical experience students gain from a required internship and accompanying BIT 4964 Field Study course.  Visit this Field Study page to learn more about this requirement.

Current Employers supporting BIT-Cyber Field Studies

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Freddie Mac