Cybersecurity is the study of Information Security - the perfect major for people who want to use technology to solve crimes or want to ensure that computer equipment is well secured and protected against hacker attacks. Since 9/11, there has been a greatly increased need for people in the security fields. At the University of Dubuque, your studies will take you into the world of cybersecurity. You will leave ready to build a career in digital forensics or IT infrastructure security.

Making a Difference Through the Study of Cybersecurity
Students and faculty at UD are active in the field and in the classroom. Their work contributes to the advancement of human computer interaction. They have operated cutting-edge digital forensic tools, analyzed security threats, and developed techniques to prevent infiltration of secure network infrastructures.

Degree Distinctive

What is distinctive about a degree in Cybersecurity at the University of Dubuque?

  • Over 99% placement rate for Cybersecurity majors.
  • Internships with FBI and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Participate in STEM festivals, join the Computer Club, partake in job shadow opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The Cybersecurity program prepares graduates for careers as risk advisors, security consultants, computer forensics specialists, computer forensics examiners, and networking and security specialists.

Resources

Cybersecurity Faculty/Staff

Daniel Fleming

Daniel FlemingAssistant Professor of Computer Studies

Phone: 563.589.3183 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 215 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MA, Trinity International University
  • MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Corissa Goertzen

Corissa GoertzenAssistant Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3413 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 225 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MA, University of South Dakota
  • BA, Wartburg College

Jason JuettAssistant Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3189 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 228 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa
  • BS, Iowa State University
Ann Mauss

Ann MaussAssociate Professor of Computer Information Systems

Phone: 563.589.3612 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 217 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MBA, Northern Illinois University
Dawn Nelson

Dawn NelsonAssistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

Phone: 563.589.3462 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 226 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MS, Western Illinois University
  • BA, Ashford University
Richard (Dick) Smith

Richard (Dick) SmithAssociate Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3276 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics

CREDENTIALS

  • MA, Loras College
  • BS, Loras College
Lori Welsh

Lori WelshAssistant Professor of Computer Studies

Phone: 563.589.3543 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 214 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MBA, University of Dubuque
Roseanne Wolf

Roseanne WolfAssociate Professor of Mathematics; Hazel Rothlisberger Chair

Phone: 563.589.3716 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 218 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa
  • BS, Buena Vista University