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Industrial Cybersecurity Engineering Technology

Idaho LAUNCH Eligible Program

Program Description

ISU's College of Technology offers the nation's first hands-on Industrial Cybersecurity degree, preparing you to:

  • Track evolving threats to national security
  • Defend the electric grid, gas pipelines, and manufacturing facilities
  • Stop attacks by cyber-criminals
  • Engineer safeguards for critical systems

The nation is facing a growing need for engineering professionals to securely design, build, implement, and maintain the nation’s cyber-physical infrastructure.

Graduates Employed or Continuing Education Five-Year Average


Average Idaho Income

$48,860 - $95,220

Program Overview

  • This program is currently filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Classroom hours in traditional program are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Degree Options

Students with no previous experience can complete the program in 2 years. Students with a previous associates degree in an engineering field, can earn a second associates degree in one year.  Contact an an adviser to identify the option that best fits you.

 Industrial Cybersecurity Engineering Technology Intermediate Technical Certificate (1 year)

Associates Degree in Industrial Cybersecurity Engineering Technology (2 years)

Associates Applied Science, Industrial Cybersecurity Engineering: Technology Apprenticeship

Bachelor of Applied Science (4 Years): Cyber Physical Systems Engineering Technology

Career Opportunities

  • Industrial control systems security lead
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Cybersecurity manager
  • Cybersecurity researcher
  • Cybersecurity technician
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Instrumentation and control specialist

Minimum Test Scores

ACT Math: 19
SAT Math: 500
ALEKS Math: 30

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