Defending Technology from Cybercriminals
The Cyber Security program prepares you to protect individuals, companies and governments from malicious cyberattacks. You will develop strong problem-solving skills, a robust understanding of computer systems, solid analytical skills, and firm awareness with laws and regulations pertaining to information security.
What to Expect in the Computer Science Program
When you major in Computer Science at Ashland University, you’ll take advantage of an exceptionally strong programming curriculum.
In this program, you’ll:
Receive personal attention from each of your professors, and many opportunities to participate in classroom activities with small class sizes
Access state-of-the-art computers in your classrooms and the department computer lab running on a variety of operating systems including Linux, Solaris, MacOS, and Windows so you can learn to work across many platforms. They’re also equipped with scientific typesetting software, software development tools, compilers, word processors, spreadsheet programs, database programs, web design and programming tools, audio and video editing software, multimedia software, computer algebra systems, statistical and geometric software, and other applications to enhance your learning experience.
Gain real world experience with internship opportunities at local and regional companies to earn college credit while getting paid
Benefit from opportunities to participate in national and international programming competitions to further build your skills
For your senior capstone, a local company will provide you with a real-life computer science problem and you’ll design the software to solve it. This will help you demonstrate your skills and give you the confidence to meet future challenges in your career of choice.