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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity​ Degree

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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity​ Degree

Bachelor's degree

4 years

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Register by: Feb 8, 2023

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.

  • Security policies

  • Vulnerability

  • Network security

  • Information systems security

  • Cyber security

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Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help 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. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Examine an organization's infrastructure to ensure compliance with cybersecurity standards and policies.
  • Evaluate organizational policies and strategies to determine potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
  • Apply a variety of hacking tools and techniques to expose risk and protect and secure network systems in a variety of organizations.
  • Apply the known phases of ethical hacking to protect and secure networks systems in a variety of organizations.
  • Apply object-oriented scripting to solve potential cyber-security attacks.

Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

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

A BSCYB can help prepare you to be an:

  • IT systems security analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • IT Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Information Systems Supervisor


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for IT security analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.



Paying for school

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Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

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.

We’ve expanded our $1M scholarship commitment

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

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

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Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional Accreditation

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

real-world faculty


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Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz

Faculty Spotlight

We don’t know what the field is going to look like three years from now. We just know the threats are growing exponentially. We have to prepare the workforce to be prepared to take on those threats.

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz
Faculty, College of Business & IT

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Frequently asked questions about the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree

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Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this. Cybersecurity includes protecting computer and network systems from the theft of, or damage to, their hardware, software or electronic data, and any disruption of the services they provide.

Upon graduation from a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree program, graduates have potential for careers in private or public sectors, as well as federal agencies, criminal justice agencies, hospitals—really anywhere data is stored electronically. Possible jobs include security consultant, computer forensics, security analyst and IT technician.

In a normal circumstance, students can graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree in a little over four years with no prior college credits. But with University of Phoenix, students can apply for potential 500 scholarship opportunities. Students can save both time and money by submitting previous educational, job or life experience for evaluation for potential credit through the Prior Learning Assessment. On average, students working toward a bachelor's degree with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year off their undergraduate degree. 

University of Phoenix offers career-relevant education, provides career services, hires real world faculty and has more than 100 degrees and certificates aligned to over 300+ occupations. Choose from a variety of certificates that you can add to your Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree that can allow you to become specialized in many different areas.

We also offer exceptional flexibility. You can log in and complete course work on your time, receive around the clock support and choose from frequent start dates. Plus, students can pursue our tuition savings and scholarship opportunities, which can make earning their degree more affordable and take less time.  

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree program offers two ways to customize your education. Choose from several elective courses you can take throughout your program. Or choose from lower division and upper division certificates to add to your program. Your Enrollment Representative can help you find the right electives and certificates to take based on your career goals.

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.