Grambling State University to Establish Louisiana’s First Undergraduate Cybersecurity Program

The Louisiana Board of Regents has approved planning for the establishment of a new bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity at historically Black Grambling State University. The new degree offering will be the first undergraduate program in cybersecurity in Louisiana.

Now the university will get to work to develop curriculum. Once this is completed, the university will return to the Regents for final approval of the new degree program.

“We have everything we need to launch this as a full degree program, including significant student interest, four tenure track professors already teaching computer science, nine related courses already a part of the curriculum and 12 courses moving through our university academics committee process,” said Rick Gallot, president of Grambling State University. “Two more faculty members are scheduled to be hired.”

 

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  1. Lamart R Smith says:

    It’s awesome news to hear GSU is establishing the Cybersecuriy program. Do you know will they also offer students to attain the degree online as well?

  2. Alexis Flowers says:

    This is great! The business industry is definitely growing in the cyber security sector! This degree will take graduates far!

  3. Damita B says:

    This is fantastic to see that GSU is getting students ready for current opportunities like cyber security job . I am sure employers will be watching this program success as well.

    Well Done !

  4. Terry A. Owens, CIO, Congressional Budget Office, U.S. Congress -GSU 89' says:

    GREAT JOB GRAMBLING!!!!That is were the focus need to be for those CIS and CS Students.

  5. Dalton says:

    Excellent….This degree will certainly make our students more marketable in the Cyber security field. GREAT JOB GSU!!

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