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Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences

Our mission is to prepare students to meet the computing demands they will face in their careers and as knowledgeable citizens.  Through academic programs, research, and public service, the department supports the disciplines of cyber and computer sciences and the growth and development of educational opportunities in the Lowcountry. 

Seal-of-the-United-States-Department-of-Homeland-SecuritySeal-of-the-United-States-National-Security-AgencyThe Citadel has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. [ Learn More ]

Department Overview

The Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences has six tenure-track faculty positions plus several talented adjunct faculty members. The department offers the B.S. in Computer Science Science (accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,; the B.S. in Cyber Operations (starting fall 2020); the M.S. in Computer and Information Sciences (jointly with the College of Charleston); graduate certificates in cybersecurity, information systems, and software engineering; and undergraduate minors in computer programming, data science, cybersecurity, and cyber interdisciplinary studies. For additional information about our department, please feel free to explore our web site or to contact any member of our faculty or staff.

We have 100% scholarship acceptance rating of the Department of Defense STEM scholarship; there have been 5 winners total from the Cyber and Computer Science department. For more information about this scholarship, click here.

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News and Events

Jack Voltaic Conference Series: Cyber Resiliency for Critical Infrastructure
Register today by clicking here!
February 24th & 25th, 2022
The Citadel: Holliday Alumni Center

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The Citadel will host the third installment of the Jack Voltaic Conference Series: Cyber Resiliency for Critical Infrastructure on February 24th and 25th, 2022.

The purpose of the JV Conference Series is to explore research findings, participate in topical panel discussions, and attend keynote addresses given by experts in the fields of government and industry to strengthen critical infrastructure resiliency.

For more information, please visit our conference registration page here.

Space is limited, register today! We look forward to seeing you there!

 Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations from Fall 2020

Post and Courier: The Citadel launches bachelor's degree to train America's future 'cyber warriors'

Citadel Today: Citadel to create a South Carolina CyberCorps with $2.8 million grant.

Thompson Hall, The Citadel

171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409




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