Welcome to SUU's Cyber Security & Information Assurance Program

Shalini KesarCybersecurity is a topic on our collective mind. In recent years, cybersecurity has emerged as a major focus of national and international concern, as technology brings benefits, threats, and vulnerabilities to the forefront. Southern Utah University is designated as an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE), for the path of Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Cybersecurity emphasis. We work to provide rigorous cyber security education in order to improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the workforce in cyber security.

No matter the background or interests you bring, your educational experience is our top priority. We will help you to find the best match for your education and career goals here. Our degree programs are 100 % online providing the flexibility allowing students and working professionals to work at their own pace. We offer two emphases: Information Assurance and Cyber Operations. You will have the opportunity to engage with fellow students and talented faculty as you learn to effectively lead organizations in today's increasingly dynamic environment.

Our program is housed in the Computer Science & Information Systems Department (College of Engineering and Computational Sciences). The Program will provide state-of-the-art education into the world of design, planning, and management of cyber systems, as well as the procedures for protecting cyber systems and infrastructure from external threats.

Once again, I welcome you to MS- CSIA and look forward to helping you succeed and achieve your educational and career goals.

Dr. Shalini Kesar

Director, MS-CSIA Program, Associate Professor of Information Systems

csiainfo@suu.edu or kesar@suu.edu