Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science with a Major in Cyber and Network Security - Cybersecurity Track Online
The curriculum builds on a foundation of communication and problem solving, theoretical and applied understanding of advanced technical concepts and policies, as well as technical hardware and software components used throughout information systems. Your understanding and practical knowledge of network security will be enhanced with research opportunities providing a particular emphasis on technologies, techniques, and operations related to specialized Cybersecurity. These technologies, techniques, and operations are critical to business, intelligence, government, manufacturing, and law enforcement in order to effectively monitor, defend, and minimize the attack surface of information system networks.
Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Graduates of an advanced CIS degree program have many career options, often finding career paths that lead them into IT management positions. Upon successful completion of this cyber security degree program, graduates will be able to:
Summarize cybersecurity fundamentals and how they are interrelated and employed to achieve desired solutions and to effect mitigation strategies.
Analyze security and operational effects on structured network communications in wired and wireless environments.
Select and securely implement large-scale distributed cloud systems.
Evaluate classes of possible threats, consequences associated with each threat, and determine what actions can be taken to mitigate the threat.
Relate the legal issues governing cyber operations and the use of related tools, techniques, technology and data.
ECPI University is now designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the NSA and DHS.
Earn your Bachelor’s Degree in as little as 2.5 years or your Associate’s in as little as 1.5 years!
Ranked by ONLINEU as one of the most affordable online degrees for Engineering and Cyber Security!
Our online campus provides convenience without compromise. You receive the same high quality education as students in traditional classrooms!
"The instructors...I felt like they wanted me to be successful, and anytime I needed the extra help after class, they were there."
ECPI University is military friendly
For eight straight years, ECPI University has been named "Best for Vets" by Military Times. ECPI University provides guidance on GI Bill®, Tuition Assistance, and Military Scholarships. Some of our military partnerships include NCPDLP, NCPACE, and Air Force AU-ABC. ECPI is a Yellow Ribbon Participating College.
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*Nationally Ranked 8 years in a row by Military Times
*ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas. Contact The Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ECPI University.