Bachelor of Science in Computer Science / Cybersecurity
University of the Potomac

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity is an online computer science degree from the University of the Potomac for those interested in beginning careers in the exciting field of cybersecurity.  With the growth of computer and technology use in personal and professional areas of life, there is a great deal of sensitive information stored and passed online, increasing the need for cybersecurity professionals.  Students will learn to protect data and mitigate risks of cybercrime through firewalls, network defense, and systems design.  Courses in this online cybersecurity degree include:

  • Introduction to Cybercrime and Homeland Security
  • Network Defense and Countermeasures
  • Firewalls for Security
  • Network Security Design
  • Computer Networking and Telecommunications

All students in the computer science field begin their educations with core courses that form a strong foundation that the concentration courses build upon.  These programs teach students to design, build, and problem-solve computer hardware and software systems.  Although a flexible online degree, it still features the same rigorous standards, expert faculty, and relevant technology students would find on-campus.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score