Bachelor of Science in Network & Security Administration
Dakota State University

Program Details

Students will learn networking, business management, cyber security, virtualization and forensics. Develop networking and security skill sets that will provide a foundation for a life-long career. Graduates will also have a solid business management background, so you can be a more effective communicator and leader.


First time freshmen under the age of 24 must meet one of three of the following requirements: ACT composite score (18 or above), or SAT Reasoning Test Math and Critical Reading (sub-score of 870 or above); cumulative 2.6 GPA (4.0 scale) or higher; rank in upper 60% of high school graduating class.

Prerequisite courses in English, math, laboratory science, social science, fine arts, and computer science are also recommended in order to be accepted into a bachelor’s program.

For students over the age of 24: must have graduated from high school, completed the GED with a combined score of a minimum of 2250 and a minimum of 410 on each test, or met state requirements for the high school equivalency certificate.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission