Online Bachelor of Science

Cybersecurity Operations and Management

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Lead the effort to secure today’s technology infrastructure

With every advance in technology, there is a corresponding advance in the sophistication of cybercriminals who want to exploit that technology. Private and public organizations need trained security professionals who can anticipate threats, identify points of weakness, and lead the teams who defend against and investigate cybercrime.

Program Features and Benefits

Course content integrates computer science and engineering, mathematics, management and legal and regulatory issues.

Curriculum developed to align with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) criteria.

Concentration options in Cyber Management and Leadership or Cyber Operations Management.

Focus on experiential learning, with applied and research-based projects you complete online, plus an option to complete in-person internships or an occupational practicum.

Transfer up to 87 approved credits from previous learning experience.

What You’ll Learn

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand modern digital infrastructures and information technology systems
  • Apply risk analysis techniques, skills, and tools necessary for best practice cybersecurity operations
  • Apply critical reasoning techniques to analyze a problem or threat response, and identify and define the business-oriented cybersecurity computing requirements
  • Design, implement and evaluate a secure computer-based system, process, component or program to meet cybersecurity needs
  • Conduct cybersecurity forensic investigations
  • Develop synergy with information technology teams to accomplish business or organizational goals
  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of information technology users and business leadership

Career Opportunities

Cybersecurity is a particularly fast-growing sector within computer technology. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 31% job growth for information security analysts over the 2019-2029 period1, making it one of the top 20 fastest-growing occupations over the next decade.

Other job titles this degree may prepare you for include:

  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Digital Forensics Analyst
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Officer
  • Network Security Analyst

Core Courses for the Online B.S. in Cybersecurity Operations Management

CYOM 105

Introduction to Cybersecurity

CYOM 130

Cybersecurity Ethics and Policy

CISC 120

Programming I

CYOM 215

Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Analysis in Cybersecurity

MEBA 220

Principles of Business Management

CYOM 230

Cyber Defense

CYOM 322

Fundamental Security Design Principles

CYOM 340

Cybersecurity Systems Administration

CISC 225

Information Systems Design and Analysis

CYOM 410

Cloud Cybersecurity and Governance

CYOM 430

Principles of Secure Database Design Systems

Concentration Courses – Cyber Management and Leadership

CYOM 345

Cybersecurity Planning, Management and Policy Development

CYOM 445

Cyber Risk Analysis and Management

CYOM 458

Cybersecurity Program and Project Management

MEBA 312

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

CYOM 460

Cyber Investigations and Legal Awareness

Concentration Courses – Cyber Operations Management

CYOM 350

Managing Cybersecurity Operations

CYOM 448

Emerging Technologies

CYOM 450

Risk Identification by Penetration Testing

CYOM 455

Advanced Cloud Cybersecurity and Governance

CYOM 480

System Security Engineering

How to Apply

To apply to

the online B.S. in Cybersecurity Operations and Management, you will need to have graduated from high school with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or have a GED.

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details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.

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