Cybersecurity and Network Management

Your Future Connected.

Providing a solid foundation of information systems technologies and business principles, the Cybersecurity and Network Management program is uniquely positioned to help you achieve your dream of a career in technology. And as technology changes, you’ll have the technical competency and problem-solving skills needed to succeed.

No matter what your interest in information technologies, Murray State’s Program of Distinction, CNM, has a track designed for you:

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Wireless Communications
  • Network and Systems Administration 

Program of Distinction.

Recognized as one of Kentucky’s premier academic programs, the CNM program has been named a statewide “Program of Distinction”. Our program guided by a distinguished national advisory board ensuring our curriculum meets not only today’s industry needs, but those of the future. Both our undergraduate and graduate programs have been recognized as Programs of the Year by the International Telecommunications Education and Research Association.

Seize your Opportunity.

According to the US Department of Labor, jobs in computer and information technology are expected to grow 13% by 2026, adding more than 546,000 jobs nationally. In our region, there are over 200 companies actively seeking employees who are knowledgeable in cybersecurity, wireless communications, and network and systems administration. In the upcoming years, WK&T Tech Park, located in Mayfield, Ky., expects to hire more than 800 IT workers.

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Jobs include:

  • Network Security Specialist
  • Telecommunications Project Manager
  • Network Analyst & Designer
  • Data Network Supervisor
  • LAN/WAN Support Specialist
  • Systems Security Administrator
  • Computer Network Manager
  • Systems and RF Engineer

Are you ready to make your dreams a reality?



Dr. Abdul Yarali
Abdul Yarali, Ph.D.
CNM Coordinator, CAE-CD P.O.C
Cybersecurity and Network Management
Industry and Technology 257