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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online Network Defense degree often lead or consult in the practice of defending network assets and infrastructure in a variety of professional settings.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Government agencies (such as National Security Agency and US Cyber Command)
  • Government system integrators
  • Defense contractors
  • Military
  • Local Law Enforcement
  • Consulting firms
  • Community college
  • Corporations in the following industries
    • Finance
    • Health care
    • Publicly traded companies
    • Retail
    • Technology
  • Land-based or online college or university

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Auditor
  • Chief information security officer
  • Chief security officer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Consultant (cyber security)
  • Cyber security engineer
  • Exploitation analyst
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Internet security analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Network intelligence analyst
  • Network security analyst
  • Information security analyst
  • Security management specialist
  • Security manager
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.