Cybersecurity Study Tour

Meet with cybersecurity and intelligence analysts and recruiters to learn about job opportunities, career paths, skills and experience needed to work in this exciting field!

Planned stops include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security, Northrup Grumman's Innovation Center and Booz Allen Hamilton.

The study tour takes place May 3-9, 2020, and will be led by faculty Samantha Groh and Kenneth Pope, both assistant professors and co-op advisors in computer science and information technology.

The course is recommended for students who are interested in cybersecurity and majoring in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Cyber Studies (Political Science). The three-credit-hour course is an advisor-approved elective for IT majors and fulfills the BoK SCE requirement for other majors.

A program fee of $800 includes flight, hotel and transportation.


Complete the online interest form no later than December 1, 2019. Space is limited, and preference is given to students who apply early. You will be asked to meet with Professor Groh or Professor Pope to discuss the course and your interest before you enroll.

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Samantha Groh

Assistant Professor, Computer Science


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Kenneth R. Pope

Assistant Professor, Information Technology

(513) 556-0328