Online Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

Safeguard society's vital information

Utica College is one of the few colleges in the United States to offer a cutting-edge Cybersecurity degree online and at the undergraduate level.

Utica College's online BS in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance degree was developed in connection with the college's respected Center for Identity Management and Information Protection. You'll learn innovative approaches and best practices culled from federal agencies and well known multi-national corporations and organizations, such as the FBI, US Secret Service, US Marshals, TransUnion, and Northrop Grumman.

Cybercrime is increasing: Reports of large cyber breaches at major retail, technology and financial companies continue to permeate the daily news. Statistics show that such crimes—including identity theft, cyber terrorism and cyber espionage—are on the rise.

Clearly, cybersecurity grows more vital with every passing day. Professionals charged with the protection of computer systems and online data have to keep up with increasingly advanced technology and ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques.

Advantages of our Online Cybersecurity Program

Our online BS in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance offers you a unique opportunity to take the most extensive coursework offered in digital forensics and investigations offered in academia built into a convenient and flexible online format. Our program also offers you:

Admission Requirements

The online BS in Cybersecurity degree is a completer program, which means that students must have at least 57 credits from a 4-year institution or an Associate's degree prior to enrolling in the program. Here is a brief application checklist.

Cybersecurity Concentrations

Two in-demand concentrations are available, allowing you to customize your education to your specific career goals:

Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics - Learn the latest techniques used to accumulate data and evidence employed in prosecuting cybercrimes, such as credit card fraud, intellectual property theft, pedophilia, terrorism, hacking, and more.

Information Assurance – Gain an understanding of the wide range of vulnerabilities and threats that affect corporate and government computer networks and be prepared to protect critical information in cyberspace.

Information Assurance (IA) professionals work to stop criminals from committing internet crimes, while Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics professionals track down and prosecute the elusive criminals perpetrating those crimes.

Tools, Tips and Other Resources

Here are a few more interesting tools, valuable tips and other resources in articles, industry links, and press releases to increase your Cybersecurity industry knowledge and assist you as you pursue your education goals.

Industry Partnerships

Utica College is proud to partner with several leading organizations to offer networking opportunities, discounts on Industry Certifications test prep and exams, and other benefits.

One such relationship is with CompTIA, an IT association that validates technical skills in the areas of networking, server, security, and technology PC repair and support. Through the Utica College partnership, BS in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance students are eligible for generous discounts on the CompTIA A+, Security+, Network+ certification exams.

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Get Started Today!

If you have questions about how you can make a difference by protecting the vital information in cyberspace with a Cybersecurity bachelor's degree, Request More Information or call us today toll-free at (866) 295-3106 to speak with a Program Manager.

Our suite of programs in Economic Crime and Justice Studies is formally recognized by the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and we are an academic member of the organization.

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    National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education (CAE IA/CD)
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