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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Connect with Students at Gannon's Cyber, Engineering and Computing Events

    Join us at upcoming virtual events to gain real insight into your field of interest as you navigate the college application and decision process. Ask the questions you want to know and hear from our students sharing their classroom, research, internship and global experiences. Find out more about the current and future industry, career and salary outlooks, and more from our admissions team, professors and students.

    Cyber Camps

    Powering Our Future: Women in Cyber, Engineering and Computing
    Thursday, April 20 | 8 p.m. EST | Virtual
    Meet with women in cyber, engineering and computing at this networking and empowerment event to hear what it’s like pursuing a career in these high-demand industries.

    Understanding Manufacturing Technologies (UTM) Camp
    Tuesday, June 20 - Friday, June 23 | 9 a.m.- 4p.m. EST | I-HACK Gannon University

    Gannon University will be hosting the Understanding Manufacturing Technologies (UMT) Camp in partnership with the upcoming Center for Manufacturing and Technology Makerspace to introduce students to the world of 3D printing, metal fabrication, woodworking, and electronics assembly. Students will learn in this overnight four-day camp the basics of additive manufacturing while also practicing hands on skills in workshops and bootcamps to enhance students education and knowledge in the STEM fields.

  • Protect Intelligence and Unlock Your Career Potential with a Cybersecurity Degree from Gannon University 

    Cyber professionals are in high-demand across the globe by companies needing your help to protect data intelligence. Gannon’s cybersecurity program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a highly sought-after professional and meet this demand in a vast array of industries, such as government agencies, defense contractors, e-commerce companies and biotech research firms. 

    • Collaborate with real-world agencies and organizations on research, internships and project opportunities.
    • Gain the knowledge needed to take various certification tests and become more marketable in the field. 
    • Learn from experienced faculty experts who are professionals in their fields.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Cybersecurity

    • Gain knowledge and experience through hands-on course and project work to create strategies for securing information capital from cyber attacks.
    • Study a computing-based discipline and become proficient in network security principles, human behavior and cyber forensics.
    • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage is approximately $120,000.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Gannon’s Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge, or I-HACK, integrates academics and industry to design and protect cybernetic intelligence and data systems worldwide.  
    • Learn within a high-quality facility using leading technology in educational spaces including:
      • Pierre McCormick Cyber Learning Center
      • Cyber Attack Laboratory
      • Cyber Defense Laboratory
      • Cyber Innovation Laboratory
    I-Hack Building


    Join us on the forefront of innovation at Gannon’s newly opened I-HACK, a cutting-edge facility designed to advance cyber education.

    Cyber Attack Lab

    Cyber Attack Lab

    Deploy White Hat Hacking techniques in a controlled environment to ethically simulate and study real-word attacks to prevent them in the future.

    Cyber Defense Lab

    Cyber Defense Lab

    Learn how to protect digital lives by assessing systems for vulnerabilities, detecting scams and designing solutions against emerging cyber threats using well established cyber defense tools

    Cyber Innovation Lab

    Cyber Innovation Lab

    Gain hands-on experience experimenting on IoT connected devices to design and build secure data using next-generation quantum-resistant cryptosystems. Learn how to protect security platforms enabled with AI and ML using cybersecurity.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key cybersecurity courses including: 

    • IT Security: Core concepts needed to secure an organization’s network as an IT security specialist. 
    • Mobile Security and Implementation: Understand and practice secure operations and development on Android mobile devices. 
    • Ethical Hacking: Foundations of cyber attacks, including data security, component security, human security, organizational security and social security. 
    • Cyber Information Security:  Penetration-testing tools to test the security of either personal devices or network servers.

    Achieve Your Possibilities

    Students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in computer network security principles and cyber forensics that will enable the design of software to maintain secure systems. Gannon’s cybersecurity program aims to educate students to:

    • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
    • Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the cybersecurity discipline.
    • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
    • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

Victoria Bartlett

Victoria Bartlett Cybersecurity

“I enjoy learning about subjects from various majors including electrical engineering, computer science, and more. The program encourages collaboration, innovation and creativity. There is a focus on what the industry will look like in the future, and it’s inspiring to think about all the possibilities.”

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.