Accelerated Cyber and Information Security Technology Degree

Cyber and Information Security Technology, Bachelor of Science (Degree Completion)

Accelerated Cyber and Information Security Technology Degree Completion Program 

12 Months

COMPLETE THE CYBER AND NETWORK SECURITY PROGRAM IN AS FEW AS 12 MONTHS WITH YEAR ROUND, FULL TIME ENROLLMENT.

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Bachelors to Bachelors in Cyber and Network Security Program Overview

Are you interested in a career in cyber and network security but have a bachelor’s degree in another field? Are you looking for a way to acquire the knowledge and skill to embark on a new career path in as little time as possible? ECPI University offers a new program that would allow you to complete a Bachelor of Science in Cyber and Network Security degree in as little as 12 months. This program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills companies are searching for in cybersecurity professionals.

You may have seen the headlines or know someone that has been affected by cybercrimes, perhaps you have yourself. With every company and person at risk of being a victim of cybercrimes, opportunities for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals are expanding.

Are you ready to join the fight against cybercrime but are not sure where to start? ECPI University’s degree completion program is designed to offer those with an existing bachelor degree a unique, streamlined opportunity to use credits earned in their current degree toward a degree in Cyber and Network Security.

ECPI University is one of the leading institutions in awarding degrees in Cyber Security. We are dedicated to student success! We can help you succeed with our support services such as academic tutors, cybersecurity competitions, and robust career services and assistance.

Employers are eagerly seeking highly skilled cybersecurity professionals and desire employees who are ready to contribute to their organization immediately. Our skills-based, hands-on approach helps you learn the skills you need.

Contact ECPI University today to learn how we can help you reach your goal of becoming a cybersecurity professional!

What can I do with a Bachelors in Cyber and Network Security?

What are the Possible Career Tracks for a Bachelors in Cyber and Network Security?

Students majoring in Cyber and Network Security typically seek employment in technology-focused, computer science related fields. Technology industries are on the lookout for knowledgeable staff who have a deep understanding of cyber and mobile networks, as well as backgrounds in software and computer systems. Graduates in the cybersecurity field are sought after in many industries, so employment is likely in most public or private business settings, even the military!

Top career choices in this field include:

  • Cybersecurity Operations and Maintenance Specialist
  • Network and Datacenter Administrator
  • Virtual Server Administrator
  • Security Operations Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Administrator

Program Outcomes

Students in the B.S. in Cyber and Network Security program are tasked with developing planning, design, implementation, and support skills in operating systems, networking, software programs, and security. Students are expected to develop additional focused skills based on which major the student pursues. Students are also tasked with learning principles of excellent customer service in order to assist clients with technical issues.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Cyber and Network Security program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to analyze and solve a complex computing problem.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Make informed judgments in computing practice based on ethics, law, regulatory environment, and standards of the profession.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply security principles and practices to the environment, hardware, software, and human aspects of a system.
  • Analyze and evaluate systems to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.

Accelerated Cyber and Information Security Technology Degree Curriculum

Program Requirements

Visit the ECPI University Catalog for the most current program information.

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Admissions

Admissions Policies

Entrance requirements include 60 total credits applied from previous degree/coursework, including:

  • 31 Arts and Science credits applied from previous degree/coursework (including prerequisite coursework outlined below)
  • 3 credits in computer applications
  • 26 elective credits

Entrance Requirements

60 semester credit hours

Course Title

Credits

Arts and Sciences

Written Composition

6

Arts and Sciences

Oral Communication

3

Arts and Sciences

Social/Behavioral Sciences

6

Arts and Sciences

Natural Science w/lab

4

Arts and Sciences

Fine Arts/Humanities

3

Arts and Sciences

Math

3

Arts and Sciences

Statistics

3

Arts and Sciences

Interdisciplinary Capstone/Elective

3

Technology and Electives

Computer Applications

3

Technology and Electives

Electives

26

Acceptance of Academic Credit and Transfer Policy

Applicants of the Bachelor of Science in Cyber and Network Security (Degree Completion) program must have completed a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution, graduating with at least at 2.50 GPA. An official transcript is required as part of the application process.

Students who do not meet the 2.50 GPA requirement may apply for admission to the BS CNS program on a provisional status. Upon successful completion of the first semester of the BS CNS curriculum, a student may apply for a change of status from provisional admission to the full admission.

Transfer credits will be evaluated according to ECPI University’s transfer credit policy. The requirements for prerequisite courses must be satisfied, as outlined in the previous section.