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Cyber Security Bachelor's Degree, B.S.

Technology is woven into nearly every aspect of the modern world, and each new wave of IT innovation and advancement brings exponential risks, vulnerabilities, and full-on cyber crimes. As a specialization in the field of computer science, cyber security provides the defensive frontline needed to prevent and protect against increasingly sophisticated and alarmingly frequent information attacks, cyber threats, breaches, and scams manipulated by cyber criminals.

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security offered through CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies equips you with the fundamental tools and training needed to secure a consistently dependable and resilient cyber space for all. Students in the cyber security bachelor's program will work toward a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) certification path, considered to be the gold standard in the industry.

Program Focus

The Cyber Security program combines cutting edge courses, real-world experiences, and Christian ethics to put your problem-solving skills to work for helping others.

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program provides you with the required technical skills and sharp business aptitude needed to protect any organization's or individual's critical data assets, utilizing both practical and theoretical frameworks to solve real-world, cyber security problems.

Throughout the course of our online bachelor's program, you will be immersed in foundational knowledge of key areas in the cyber security field, all taught from a biblical perspective, as you learn to apply critical thinking skills to design, develop, and enhance cyber security solutions within cyber security design principles.

Putting Your Cyber Security Degree to Use

CCU's Cyber Security degree opens the door for endless opportunities in one of the world's most persistently growing fields, equipping you to learn and apply cyber security technical skills and theory, using the knowledge of sustainable real-world problems and solutions to assess risk management, protect key information assets, and effectively and efficiently identify vulnerabilities in order to defend against any cyber attacks.

  • Designed by cybersecurity professionals to meet the most recent standards and guidelines of the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency, in this degree program students will be armed with the required technical skills and applied business knowledge to positively impact individuals, economic growth, and national security.
  • Through hands-on experiences with real-world cyber security problems, student will engage with security design concepts, security development theory, and secure design for key computer network system assets including information systems security, IT security, network security, computer security, operating systems and more.
  • All coursework in the program combines Christian ethics with strategic skills to have meaningful and vitally important impact reaching far beyond the digital world.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security degree is an invitation into one of the most highly sought after and highly compensated professions of the 21st century.

Careers in Cyber Security

The demand for highly skilled, experienced, and educated cyber security professionals is at an all-time high, with specific need for specialized, cyber security skills based on the rate of technology advancement. Due to the severe shortage of cyber security experts, the job market for information security analysts is growing at a rate of 31%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, exceedingly faster than most other professions, with no signs of slowing.

Graduates of the Cyber Security bachelor's degree will be equipped to choose from a variety of career paths with entry-level cyber security jobs including:

  • Security System Administrator
  • Network Support Engineer
  • Cyber Data Analyst
  • Information and Assurance Engineer
  • Cryptographer
  • Cryptanalysts
  • Information Security Analysts

Apply for Free

  • Classes start July 18, so submit your application to CCU Online today.