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Secure Your Future Protecting Computer Networks from Unauthorized Activity
The growing and imperative need to protect sensitive personal and financial data from being shared widely online is why many career seekers consider pursuing a cybersecurity degree a worthwhile investment in their future.
National University’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program prepares students to become top security analysts, network defenders, and computer incident responders with coursework that gives them a comprehensive understanding of information technology management and security processes. Our curriculum is taught by expert faculty with real-world experience so you can gain the competencies needed in the field. Each course is only four weeks long, so the program can be completed in a shorter time frame than a traditional bachelor’s degree.
NU’s BS in Cybersecurity also offers career-focused concentrations in Computer Network Defense or Digital Forensics. A concentration can expand your knowledge in a given area and help make you more competitive in the job market. If you are interested in a job with potential for growth, long-term security, and a good salary, a career in cybersecurity could be an excellent option.
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Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze a problem and design the cybersecurity measures appropriate to its solution.
- Apply concepts of best practices in cybersecurity management to enterprise processes.
- Describe the ethical challenges that confront a cybersecurity professional.
- Apply security control principles in the construction of cybersecurity solutions.
- Demonstrate written and oral communication skills expected of a cybersecurity professional.
- Demonstrate the ability to securely administer a Windows and Linux system using security automation tools and techniques.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts of operating systems, networks, and cloud computing.
Hear From Our Faculty
Watch this video to hear Dr. Ronald Uhlig from our Department of Engineering and Computing discuss what to expect from the BS in Cybersecurity program.
“This program provides in-depth coverage of the major focus areas within the cybersecurity discipline, along with hands-on practical labs where the student can apply the principles and skills learned through lecture and readings. The program is aimed to provide all students the ability to work on teams focused on protecting information assets of any size enterprise.”
-Prof. William Reid, Academic Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
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