The 100% online, IACBE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree completion program from the University of Saint Mary is ideally for students with associate degrees who want to begin careers in the rapidly growing cybersecurity field. The program is delivered in a flexible format designed for working students and adult learners. Students can finish the program in just two years.
The 60-credit curriculum combines theoretical and experiential learning. A three-credit internship is built into the curriculum, so students gain hands-on experience in the field. Courses are taught by expert faculty and practitioners currently working in the industry.
Throughout the program, students learn to use cybersecurity resources, tools, and methods to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate countermeasures for effective cybersecurity defense. Courses focus on the fundamentals of programming, networking, and cybersecurity through lectures, hands-on activities, discussions, visual presentations, and more.
Graduates of this program are qualified for a wide range of roles in cybersecurity and information management. Possible career paths include database administrator, information security analyst, cybersecurity consultant, IT manager, and security auditor. Job settings include businesses, hospitals, academic institutions, government agencies, and more.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Saint Mary is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationAssociate Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested