For more than two decades, The University of Tulsa has been at the forefront of cyber security research and education. TU has been an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education since 2000 – one of the first 14 institutions awarded this distinction. TU also is recognized by NSA as a CAE in IA Research and Cyber Operations. TU alumni are employed in leading roles in the private and public sectors as well as academia.
TU offers multiple programs for students who want to advance in integral areas cyber security and computer science such as applications development and maintenance, system administration, network administration, policy development, training, management, academic or industry; cyber security has a role to play.
A dynamic combination of creativity and technical knowledge, the field of computer science is a highly valued commodity in today’s job market. The Tandy School of Computer Science offers undergraduate degrees in computer science that can lead students to advanced programs in cyber security.
Cyber security skills are in high demand, yet supply is lacking. The industry estimates that more than one million cyber security jobs worldwide remain unfilled, with more than 200,000 of those in the United States. TU alumni are well equipped to meet the demand and serve in intellectually stimulating and personally rewarding roles that strengthen national and global security. Graduates have experience in the theory, concepts and techniques of information assurance and network defense in real-world settings. TU’s computer science graduate programs serve students with backgrounds in computer science as well as other disciplines.