Prepare to Meet the Urgent Need of Protecting Information Systems

Preventing, detecting and responding to attacks is essential to all organizations, and cybersecurity specialists are fighting on the front lines of this effort. With the rising need for protecting our national and personal security from online intrusions, there is a call from government and corporate areas to have specialists, administrators and leaders trained in this field.

Program Features

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies undergraduate degree, 120 credits
  • Provide essential skills for managing the people and technologies that protect information, information systems and infrastructures.
  • Understand network setup, database coding and scripting, network protocols, and systems administration.
  • Evaluate organizational system vulnerabilities and matters of information security to stakeholders by employing technological, analytical, communication, ingenuity and critical thinking skills.
  • Develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to assess risks, solve complex problems, and improve security policies and protocols.
  • Become detail-oriented and creative in detecting, responding to, and fixing problems and flaws in systems and networks.

Our Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degrees are different than B.A. and B.S. degrees in important and necessary ways:

Learn the difference between a BPS, a BA or a BS degree

About This Program:

  • 100% Online
  • 6 Start Dates a Year
  • 8-Week Courses
  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits
  • Study Part Time
  • Blend of Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning


Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and analyze components of a network, its hardware and software.
  • Evaluate organizational system vulnerabilities and matters of information security to stakeholders by employing technological, analytical, communication, ingenuity and critical thinking skills.
  • Create successful solutions for technical and security concerns while balancing business organization concerns.
  • Apply codes of conduct and ethics in relationship to security systems and cybersecurity plan.
  • Identify, analyze and apply policies and procedures to system weaknesses.
  • Formulate cybersecurity strategies and policies for both short-term and long-term.

Learn to succeed in positions like:

  • Information Security
  • Networking Setup
  • Core Database, Coding and Scripting
  • Auditing
  • Network Protocols
  • Systems Administration
  • Health Care
  • Finance and Accounting

Sample courses in the Cybersecurity Administration curriculum:

  • CYB 334 – Security in the Networked Environment for Professional Studies
  • CYB 336 – Leading Issues in Information Security for Professional Studies
  • CYB 425 – Enterprise Risk Management for Professional Studies
  • KNM 311 – Safeguarding Knowledge Management and Codification Data
  • CYB 402 – Digital Forensics for Professional Studies

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