Bachelor of Science in Computer Science / Information Security
Southern New Hampshire University

Program Details

Help fight the escalating frequency, sophistication and high costs associated with software attacks by earning your Information Security degree from SNHU.

Focusing on information security as it relates to the design and development of computer software, you'll explore the current landscape of vulnerabilities, risks and security disciplines. You'll also investigate network and systems vulnerabilities, and the implications for software design and development. Key courses in the information security curriculum allow students to:

  • Learn secure programming principles to develop robust and secure code
  • Reverse engineer software into formats that can be deciphered and analyzed
  • Explore cybersecurity and information assurance concepts for secrecy, integrity, and availability of information

This Information Security program provides a hands-on, practical approach to software development, where you'll learn to program in C++, Java and Python; use industry-standard software development and testing tools like Eclipse, Netbeans, and OpenGL; and deploy on platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac, tablets, and smartphones.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Official transcripts.

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education