College of Arts and Sciences
School of Multidisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities

About This Program

Dive into the thrilling world of cybercriminology and become a mastermind in the fight against digital threats! In Kent State's bachelor's degree, you'll unlock the secrets of cybercrime investigation, digital forensics and cyber law enforcement. Harness the power of technology to outsmart hackers, track down cyber criminals and safeguard the digital realm. With hands-on training, expert faculty and real-world simulations, you'll emerge ready to defend against the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • Mostly online
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • East Liverpool Campus
    • Geauga Campus
    • Kent Campus
    • Salem Campus
    • Stark Campus
    • Trumbull Campus
    • Tuscarawas Campus
    • Twinsburg Academic Center

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Computer and information systems managers

  • 10.4% much faster than the average
  • 461,000 number of jobs
  • $151,150 potential earnings

Computer network support specialists

  • 6.4% faster than the average
  • 195,100 number of jobs
  • $65,450 potential earnings

Database administrators and architects

  • 9.7% much faster than the average
  • 132,500 number of jobs
  • $98,860 potential earnings

Detectives and criminal investigators

  • 1.1% slower than the average
  • 113,500 number of jobs
  • $86,940 potential earnings

Information security analysts

  • 31.2% much faster than the average
  • 131,000 number of jobs
  • $103,590 potential earnings

Network and computer systems administrators

  • 4.3% about as fast as the average
  • 373,900 number of jobs
  • $84,810 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Computer forensic analysts
  • Cybercrime investigators
  • Digital forensic investigators
  • District attorney’s office investigators
  • Forensic analysts
  • Incident managers
  • Law enforcement agency (local, state, federal)
  • Malware analysts
  • Penetration testers
  • Security architects
  • State department

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.