Study in-person or online at this private university. Either way, you’ll obtain a quality education that puts you in position for cybersecurity jobs and the potentially high salaries they pay. Davenport is one of only a select number of Michigan schools designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Outstanding applicants may not even need to pay tuition. Several full-rides are available through the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense.
As you might expect from a large, public university, FSU offers cybersecurity studies at a multitude of levels. Students can earn an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in information and security intelligence. There’s even an option to complete both the undergraduate and graduate degree together in five years. A few of the university’s many certificate offerings are ethical hacking, digital forensics, and incident response. Whatever route they take, students leave knowing they trained at a place that has received a number of national accolades, including being the first university in the United States to be designated as a Department of Defense/Air Force Cyber Command Center of Digital Forensic Academic Excellence.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Baker College Owosso, MI||48 : 1||6,028|
|Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI||53 : 1||6,127|
|Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI||23 : 1||11,165|
|Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI||73 : 1||14,511|
|Macomb Community College Warren, MI||85 : 1||16,736|