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Illinois Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science in Computer and Cybersecurity Engineering - STEM Designated
Illinois Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer and Cybersecurity Engineering - STEM Designated

Chicago, USA

133 Hours


Full time

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USD 48,670 *


* for 18 credit hours for the academic year 2022–2023 I $29,628 for Mies Campus


The Bachelor of Science in Computer and Cybersecurity Engineering prepares students for an engineering career that involves the design and application of secure and resilient computer hardware and software systems. This is a unique program that combines computer engineering and cybersecurity topics into one major.

The program emphasizes the cybersecurity engineering of cyber-physical systems, which are becoming more prevalent every day. It is concerned with the detection and elimination of vulnerabilities and the safe operation of the internet of things, cloud computing, health care, smart/microgrid power systems, computer networks, and wireless communications.

Program Overview

Explore how to analyze processes and techniques to construct software solutions to cost-effectively implement cyber defense strategies through hands-on programming and real-world situations taught by industry professionals—all designed to help you prepare for the exciting field of cybersecurity.

Why Illinois Tech is one of the best value universities in the country

As an Illinois Tech student, you’ll automatically be considered for our university’s generous institutional scholarships. On average, this adds up to a savings of $107,472 on tuition and housing for every student during your four years at Illinois Tech ($134,340 for five years, based on fall 2021 figures).

We’re committed to dramatically reducing the cost of your degree, so you can focus on learning at one of the most dynamic and innovation-driven universities in the country.

Want some more great reasons?

  • On top of our institutional scholarship, on average, Illinois Tech awards our students an additional $34,412 each in need-based tuition aid over four years ($43,015 for five years). (among FAFSA filers, fall 2021)
  • We’re the #44 Best Value School in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 98% of our students receive some form of financial aid
  • The mean starting salary of our undergraduates is $63,938



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