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Cyber Systems Careers

Cyber Systems graduates have the opportunity to serve in the Coast Guard (and beyond) at the Coast Guard Cyber Command, U.S. Cyber Command, and as Cybersecurity Officer specialists at a wide variety of Coast Guard units.

Duties can encompass the entire spectrum of Coast Guard missions, including:

  • Disrupting transnational criminal networks
  • Training DoD and USCG cyber mission forces
  • Directing surface and air assets to carry out law enforcement operations
  • Managing the architecture, design, engineering and lifecycle for the Coast Guard’s computer infrastructure
  • Delivering support to Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) and IT systems for Coast Guard units
  • Using advanced ship technology to accomplish Coast Guard missions

Equipped with a deep knowledge of the field and a highly desirable skill set, Cyber Systems graduates go on to great success in a variety of careers – both within the Coast Guard and, after, in private industry.

Graduate Studies

Graduates of the Cyber Systems major are prepared for advanced study in Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Cyber Operations, Management of Information Systems, and Information Technology Management. Graduates can attend some of the nation’s most prestigious programs at:

  • Arizona State University
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • John Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • North Carolina State
  • Northeastern University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • San Jose State University
  • Stanford University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of California
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas
  • Virginia Tech
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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