The Undergraduate Minor in Cybersecurity from the department of Information Systems and Technology, College of Business Administration is a five-course (15 credit hours) program. It is designed to help students from all backgrounds achieve a foundation in Cybersecurity. It provides students the flexibility to focus on technical and/or managerial aspects of Cybersecurity. The program also allows students to choose from a range of electives based on student interests.

This minor serves a broad group of managers, technical specialists, and professionals enrolled in any baccalaureate degree at UMSL. A prior background in information security is not required to enter this program. This minor is available to current undergraduate students with any major at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Further, the minor may be added for up to two years following completion of any baccalaureate degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.


Minor Requirements

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Undergraduate Minor in Cybersecurity Requirements


Obtaining the Cybersecurity Minor:

  1. The Cybersecurity Minor is offered by the Information Systems Department and open to undergraduate students (from any major).
  2. To get a Cybersecurity Minor, please contact your undergraduate advisor to "declare" this minor
  3. Take requisite courses
  4. At the time of graduation, make sure Cybersecurity Minor is included on your graduation application

For more information contact Information Systems department chair: Dr. Dinesh Mirchandani (