Learn how to assess information security from the perspectives of users, stakeholders, policymakers, and hackers to take on in-demand roles in cybersecurity. The comprehensive curriculum in the online BS in Cybersecurity at Aurora University teaches you the combined technical skills and business knowledge to gain an in-depth understanding of information security operations and responses.
Coursework emphasizes the skills and frameworks cybersecurity professionals need to identify potential threats and communicate ethical practices across enterprises. Develop critical knowledge in management, problem-solving, compliance, governance, cybersecurity program development, and more.
The program is designed for busy working adults, with courses taught by instructors who have real-world experience and can connect what you’re learning to the challenges you’ll face at work. Many of them also use open education resources in place of traditional textbooks for some courses, meaning you save on the cost of learning materials.
You graduate from the program ready to pursue advanced career opportunities with titles such as information security analyst, specialist, consultant, and auditor; data compliance auditor; network administrator; or computer systems or information technology manager.
The flexibility of the online format means you can study in the times and locations best for you. And a generous credit-transfer policy allows you to transfer up to 90 credits, meaning you could graduate sooner to advance your career faster.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent