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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity / Cyber Operations

Program Details

The online BS in Cybersecurity degree from Utica College offers specializations in Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation, Network Forensics and Intrusion Investigation, Cyber Operations, and Information Assurance. Students gain the knowledge to be on the front lines in the fight to keep data safe and secure.  

This program has earned designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense education (CAE /CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security.  The Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) has also designated this program as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE), and EC-Council, a premier industry certifying body has also designated Utica College’s Cybersecurity programs as an Academic Center of Excellence.

Cyber Operations – Learn defensive and offensive tactics, techniques and procedures. Focus on computer programming, as well as operating systems, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing. Topics of study include:

  • UNIX operating system
  • Sorting and searching algorithms
  • Information security programming


Bachelor’s degrees require students to complete approximately 120-130 credit hours including holding an Associate's degree, or earning a minimum of 57 credits from a four-year college or university prior to enrolling in the program.

Other program specific admission requirements exist. Students interested in earning a degree or certificate from Utica College should request more information.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education