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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity​ Degree

4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Apr 21, 2021

An organization’s most valuable asset is its data — making the people who protect it indispensable. With our Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree, you’ll prepare to play a vital role in stopping cyber threats within any organization. And you’ll take just one 5-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your degree.

You'll learn how to:

  • Apply mathematics, science, and engineering principles in the cyber domain

  • Determine the computing requirements needed to solve technical problems

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

8

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help you schedule your courses for a  Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Computer infrastructure
  • Technical problem solving
  • Enterprise management
  • Ethical hacking

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree?

A BSCYB can help prepare you to be an:

  • IT security analyst
  • Data Security Administrator
  • Information Security Specialist
  • IT Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Information Systems Supervisor
32 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for IT security analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships

Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy

Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

Enrollment representative

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Take one class at a time and choose a start date that works for your schedule.

Online or campus-based learning

Enroll in online classes and study anytime of the day or night, 24/7/365. Or enroll at a campus in your state to attend classes virtually with your peers.

Around-the-clock support and resources

Access our online resources 24/7 or reach our trained representatives by phone or chat 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

9

Chief Technology Officers

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.