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Criminal Justice – Cybersecurity (BS)

Criminal Justice (Cybersecurity Concentration) Degree Overview

A new bachelor’s degree program, beginning Fall 2023.

The Thomas College Criminal Justice degree program with a Cybersecurity Concentration is tailored to criminal justice students seeking and needing a robust understanding of the cyber world and its impact to the criminal justice, homeland security, corporate security, media, financial, manufacturing, and infrastructure industries. As part of Thomas College’s focus on practical training, you’ll receive preparation to discover, investigate, and counter attacks and damages that occur in the cyber world.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 35% growth in employment for security analysts over the next 10 years, meaning the cybersecurity industry continues to be in need of graduates with a functional and comprehensive understanding of the cyber world and its issues. By pursuing this degree, you’ll be ready to enter an in-demand field in a meaningful role as you protect people and property, enforce cyber-related laws and regulations, contribute to criminal investigations, and prevent security breaches.

Prepare for a Career In:

Law Enforcement

Homeland Security

Corporate and Commercial Security


“Thomas has provided me with everything I could’ve asked for to establish a great future for myself. From my academic advisor, career advisor, professors – each and every one of them are invested in my future and success.”

Ashley Wiles ’23, Farmington, ME

At a Glance

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development

Key Courses

  • Computer Forensics
  • Data Communications
  • Security Essentials
  • Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making

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Join SecureMaine on October 5th, 2023 for a Full-Day Cybersecurity Conference

Please join us for the region’s first conference focused purely on cybersecurity and physical infrastructure security, curated through a collaboration of technology, security, and privacy-focused not-for-profit associations.

Date: October 5, 2023

Location: The Point, 345 Clarks Pond Pkwy, South Portland, ME (near the Maine Mall)

Register Online:

Additional Details: SecureMaine Conference Flyer (PDF)