“Growing Safety in Technology & America’s Future”

Cybersecurity Statistics GraphicThe Grambling State University Bachelor of Science Degree in Cybersecurity is growing the most equipped generation of professionals to strengthen the security and resilience of cyberspace in America and across the globe.

GSU Cybersecurity: Real Education, Real Impact

The 120 credit-hour degree connects students with research leaders and working professionals who specialize in combating cyber-crimes, big data, cloud computing, vulnerably assessment, and more.


The mission of the Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies is to provide excellence in teaching, research, and public service. The Department fosters an environment that supports scholarship; encourages innovative thinking, mutual respect, and diversity; and promotes ethical behavior and life-long learning. Programs are designed to meet the educational, cultural, and social needs of a multi-cultural clientele that is primarily statewide and secondarily, national and international. The department has three degree programs: Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Computing. The curriculums were developed to provide a purposeful and creative program that emphasizes both the theory of computing and its practice. All faculty members in the department have terminal degree and current in subject. Faculty members use current technologies to stimulate learning and promote an enjoyable and worthwhile background experience for lifetime use in the profession. 

ABET SealThe Computer Science Program at Grambling State University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), Complying with APPM Section II.A.6. The Computer Science Program was first accredited in 1997 by Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC) of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, Inc. (CSAB) (http://www.abet.org).

The department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies has developed the following program educational objectives and student outcomes for all graduates of our program.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates from the Computer Science Program at Grambling State University will be able to:

  • Pursue a productive career in any computer-related field
  • Adapt the technology advances by embracing life-long learning and continued professional development through participation in computer-oriented workshops and events
  • Demonstrate Teamwork skills, professional attitude and effective communication with their peers, customers, supervisors through both written and oral means
  • Develop innovative ideas for solving emerging real-world problems and make well-rounded decisions when faced with social, ethical, and legal issues inherent to the computing field.

Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation, our students must be able to:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats (Cybersecurity)

Enrollment Data

Enrollment number of majors in Computer Science and Graduates

Year 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Number of Majors 70 95 120 170  
Summer Interns          

Contact Information:

Dr. Y. B. Reddy, Professor, Program Coordinator - Department of CybersecurityDr. Y. B. Reddy, Professor, Program Coordinator
Department of Cybersecurity
College of Arts & Sciences
403 Main Street - Box 4260
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
Phone: (318) 274-2421
Fax: (318) 274-3230
Email: ybreddy@gram.edu