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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Networking
Program Delivery: On Campus, Online
On campus and online.

Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity and Networking

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code: 11.1003O*NET OnlineBureau of Labor Statistics

The objective of this program is to prepare students for the development and support of computer information systems with regard to cybersecurity and networking. The curriculum is designed to give students a solid foundation in general education as well as the practical and theoretical aspects of business. Several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, Security+, Net+, CCENT, Linux+).

Is a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Networking Degree Right for Me?

The Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity and networking program is designed to prepare students for the planning and carrying out of networking functions and security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and systems solutions through the utilization of a combination of skill sets which assist students in developing their cybersecurity and networking expertise.

This program may be a good choice for you if:

  • You enjoy working with new and innovative technologies.
  • You have the desire to protect valuable business information and systems.
  • You are a skillful troubleshooter of networking and security issues.
  • You demonstrate sound critical thinking skills.
  • You are a good communicator.
  • You are adept at detecting system vulnerabilities

What is the Cybersecurity and Networking Career Outlook?

Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

What Can I Do with This Degree?

SPECIALTIES

  • Information Security Analyst
  • System, Network, and/or Web Penetration Tester
  • Network Administration
  • Security Architect
  • Intrusion Analyst
  • Vulnerability Researcher
  • Security Auditor

INDUSTRIES

  • Computer Systems Design
  • Company and Enterprise Management
  • Consulting
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Electronic Purchasing/Selling

Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm#tab-6

What Will I Learn?

Graduates of the bachelor's in cybersecurity and networking have a solid foundation in general education as well as the practical and theoretical aspects of business. Several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications (A+, Security+, Net+, CCENT, Linux+).

Find more detailed information in the University Catalog 

How is Hodges University’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Networking Program Different?

The Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity and networking curriculum gives students an in-depth specialization within the area of cybersecurity and networking, which builds on the materials that were introduced in the broad scope of the Associate in Science in computer information technology program or the Associate in Science in computer networking.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have achieved the knowledge base to be prepared for an occupation that focuses on planning and carrying out of security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and systems from a wide variety of threats.

Our Faculty

Fisher School of Technology students also have the advantage of learning from faculty members who have real-world experience.

Our Curriculum and Technology

The Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity and networking program at Hodges University provides unique educational advantages through this career-oriented program while focusing on the technical skills most useful in the cybersecurity and networking fields.

Several opportunities are integrated into the curriculum to assist students in achieving industry recognized certifications:

Hodges University offers students the use of updated computer systems with the Microsoft Office Suite of products, local and wide area networks, direct access to the internet, a technology-oriented library, and technology labs. More than 50 percent of classrooms at Hodges are equipped with a computer for each seat, including several classrooms that are outfitted for advanced technology studies.

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Your admissions coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the application in its entirety.
  • Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
  • Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
  • Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!

Your Faculty Members

Timothy Paul Hill II
Adjunct Faculty
thill@hodges.edu
Daniel Long
Adjunct Faculty
dlong@hodges.edu

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