Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Overview
Many organizations are now identifying cyberattacks themselves, rather than relying on the services of external sources. Our online cybersecurity bachelor’s degree helps you develop the skills and knowledge to protect companies from a wide range of cyberthreats.
This online cybersecurity degree provides rigorous training to help you master the fundamentals of cybersecurity, recognize best practices, and identify IT security threats and products.
Coursework in this program is focused on preparing you to:
- Apply current tools and methodologies to secure systems and analyze users’ security issues.
- Design secure information systems.
- Evaluate information security trends, practices, and products.
- Measure and assess risk management practices and policies for an enterprise network.
Prepare to Sit for Industry Certifications
The bachelor’s degree program provides you with the depth and breadth of materials to pursue many of the critical certifications recognized by the information assurance community and for Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, as mandated by DoD Directive 8570.1.†
Earn Credit for Prior Certifications
If you’ve already completed certification exams, you may be eligible for credit toward your degree. Learn more about eligible IT certification exams.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.