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WHAT IS CYBERSECURITY?
Cybersecurity is a growing field of administrative and technical specialties involved in protecting computer systems, programs, and digital information from mild to severe forms of cyber threats and exploitation, such as cyber terrorism, data breaches, viruses, and more.
ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
Pursue your CISS degree at Western Washington University's main campus in Bellingham, WA or at the WWU Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo, WA.
Western's CISS degree program builds upon the knowledge and experience gained from the following community college programs:
- Olympic College - AAS-T in Information Systems Specialist with Emphasis on Networking and Security
- Peninsula College - AAS-T in Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics
- Whatcom Community College - AAS-T in Computer Information Systems
Learn from professors with international experience in computer security, software engineering, quality insurance, and more.
Western's two-year CISS degree program is offered in two locations.
Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Priority Financial Aid Deadline: February 15
How to apply - click here to learn more.
Western's CISS degree program will begin at the WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo during the 2016-2017 academic year. If you are interested in receiving the latest news about the Poulsbo program, please contact Western.Peninsulas@wwu.edu or sign up for our monthly newsletter here.