The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity from the University of the Potomac is an online information technology degree for those interested in starting a career in this important field. With the information technology degree, you will gain theoretical understanding and technical expertise in developing and managing an organization’s technical resources. The curriculum begins with a common core of courses that provide a solid foundation for both work and additional studies in the field.
With this online cybersecurity degree, you will then complete courses in cybersecurity, a field that is rapidly growing as more data and assets are used and stored electronically. This growth brings with it the need for professionals that are able to protect and minimize potential threats to this valuable data. Through this flexible, 100% online degree, you will gain real-world experience along with the knowledge and skills needed for success in the workforce.
Courses in the Cybersecurity concentration include:
- Introduction to Cybercrime and Homeland Security
- Information Security
- Network Defense and Countermeasures
- Firewalls for Security
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of the Potomac is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score