Which stream do I choose if I want to make a career in the field of Cyber Security?

Education is the key if one wants to secure a job in any field for a long period of time. The same follows if one wants to land a top job in cybersecurity.

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or any other related field is essential for most of the cybersecurity positions from the entry-level up to the top positions.
  • Individuals who aspire to have a long career in the profession should consider a master’s degree post their bachelor’s in any one of the following:
  1. MS in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership
  2. MS in Cybersecurity Engineering
  3. MS in Computer Science
  4. MS in Computer Engineering
  5. MS in Information Assurance
  6. MS in Information Technology
  7. MBA (with specialty)
  • A master’s degree will help in acquiring additional theoretical as well as technical skills.
  • High-level positions often demand leadership, managerial, and business-oriented skills that some of these master’s programs can offer in their course.