Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Cyber Security
Graduates may either seek entry-level employment or pursue a graduate degree program in cyber security. Bachelor’s degree graduates may find employment opportunities in law enforcement, telecommunications, and defense contracting.
- Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
- Program Length: Four years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 22% (2010-2020)*
The curriculum within an online bachelor’s degree program in cyber security may combine general education requirements alongside major-specific courses and electives. In these four-year programs, students may study cyber-crime investigations and forensics as well as information assurance. Core online cyber security courses may include the following:
- Information Security
- Cyber-crime Law and Investigations
- Network Security
- Emerging Technologies
- Media and Society
- Digital Forensics
Graduates of online bachelor’s degree programs in cyber security may find career opportunities dealing with computer technology for law enforcement, telecommunications, private investigating, and defense contracting. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for those pursuing a career as information security analysts, Web developers, and computer network architects are expected to increase by 22% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Information Security Analyst
- Computer Network Architect
- Senior System Manager
- System Administrator
Graduates of online bachelor’s degree programs in cyber security may continue their education and enroll in a master’s-level program in cyber security. These graduate-level programs may provide students additional training on computer forensics and intelligence.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*
- BS in Cybersecurity
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose. Our 20,000 alumni, from more than 110 countries, are changing the world as accomplished professionals. Named a top-15 school nationally for online bachelor's programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2015), Regent is among the most affordable undergraduate Christian colleges (CCCU 2015). Fully accredited, challenging programs are available online and on campus. New classes begin every eight weeks.
- Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
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Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County. Maryville University students may choose from 75+ academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.
- Online Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security