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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity is one of the most important and in-demand skill sets in the modern world. A degree in cybersecurity can help you build the knowledge and expertise to identify and protect against security threats, outsmart cybercriminals, and support governments and top organizations in their efforts to keep data safe. Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing field, and a degree from an accredited program can give you the edge you need to begin a successful career in this exciting and essential industry.

What You’ll Learn

  • The elements of cybersecurity knowledge recommended by the NSA
  • How to identify and protect against security threats
  • How to support governments and organizations in their efforts to keep data safe.
  • How to use Cybersecurity tools and techniques
  • The ethical considerations of Cybersecurity
  • How to investigate and interpret Cybersecurity incidents.

In addition to learning all the elements of cybersecurity knowledge recommended by the NSA, the world’s leader in securing computer networks, the Gardner-Webb cybersecurity student will gain insight into the moral and ethical issues related to cyber-defense in relationship with a Christian liberal arts education.

Available Online or In-Person

  1. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity
  2. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Online with a concentration in Cybersecurity, Degree Completion Program

The Cybersecurity program is offered in-person to our traditional undergraduate students as well as fully online to our degree completion (DCP) students.

Gardner-Webb University Fall Commencement Saturday, December 15, 2018 in the LYCC.

What you can do with a Cybersecurity Degree

Employment in the field spans all sectors of the economy, anywhere there are managed computer networks, in governmental agencies and throughout the entire private sector. And employment growth in this field is considered “much faster than average”.

With a degree in Cybersecurity you will gain a unique skillset that will be valuable for an array of careers, including:

  • Risk Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Digital Forensic Analyst
  • Security Consultant
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Chief Information Security Officer

Why Gardner-Webb University

Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctoral degrees.

Gardner-Webb University’s Cybersecurity degree curriculum is based on National Center for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) guidelines for Cyber Defense programs. NCAE-C is managed by NSA (with help from FBI and other agencies). Most of the cybersecurity courses are designed to correspond to specific CompTIA (The Computing Technology Industry Association) certifications.

Earning a Cybersecurity degree from Gardner-Webb University can help you launch a successful career in this exciting and vital field. For more detailed information, complete the form to contact your personal program advisor today.

At Gardner-Webb University Online, our programs are never one size fits all. Communicate with your personal program advisor to discover just how affordable, flexible, and easy it can be to attain your degree. Ignite Your Future; let’s get started today.

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