BU has been designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.
It is one of the top Digital Forensics and Cyber-Security Programs in the country. Classrooms and labs have professional digital forensics software and hardware. Courses cover all aspects of digital forensics and security.
Bloomsburg University has five excellent and well-known faculty members dedicated to teaching courses in this field of study. They come with practical experience and deep knowledge in digital forensics, criminal investigations, network security and forensics, system security and penetration testing.
Digital Forensics graduates have an extremely high placement rate. They work in law enforcement, government agencies, and the corporate world. Graduates work at many major defense contractors, such as General Dynamics, Lockheed, Booz Allen Hamilton, Mantech, Leidos, SAIC, Bechtel, Textron, and CACI. Corporate employees include CrowdStrike, Dell SecureWorks, Pfizer, Airbnb, Home Shopping Network, FireEye, Mandiant, Verizon, LDiscovery, KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, and Epiq Systems.
Graduates work at governmental agencies concerned with national security such as the National Security Agency (NSA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade.
Law enforcement employers include local law enforcement, sheriff’s departments, district attorney’s offices, attorney general’s offices, and state police agencies.
If you have an active security clearance, you will be appealing to many of the companies and agencies listed above. There are separate job fairs just for veterans and just for people with security clearances. If you have an active clearance, there is a 100% placement rate.
Our graduates do important work such as: Investigate hacking from foreign nations against the US, analyze terrorist hard disks and other media for the war on terror, and offensively hack foreign governments to protect the US.