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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 give you the edge you need to begin a successful career in this exciting and essential industry.
Gardner-Webb offers an affordable undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Security. You can get started right now at Gardner-Webb.

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, you’ll gain insight into the moral and ethical issues related to cyber-defense provided with a Christian liberal arts education.

Available Online or In-Person

  1. Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
  2. Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, Degree Completion Program

The Cybersecurity Program is offered in-person to our traditional undergraduate students as well as fully online.

What you can do with a cybersecurity degree

Employment in cybersecurity spans all sectors of the economy, anywhere there are managed computer networks, in governmental agencies and throughout the entire private sector.

With a degree in cybersecurity you will gain a unique skill set that will be valuable for a variety 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, Master, 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 the NSA (with help from the FBI and other agencies). Most of the cybersecurity courses are designed to correspond to specific CompTIA (The Computing Technology Industry Association) certifications.

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Degree at Gardner-Web University covers a broad range of technology concepts. Upon completion, the students will be prepared for a variety of industry certifications, including A+, Network+, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH, Cybersecurity Analyst – CySA+, Cisco CCNA, etc.

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.

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Also Available, Cybersecurity Certificate

Gardner-Webb also offers a Certificate in Cybersecurity. This certificate can be transferred as part of other professional certifications and the hours are also transferrable into the Gardner-Webb undergraduate program for a B.S in Cybersecurity.