Join one of the fastest growing careers with a Bachelor's in Cybersecurity and Networking - online
Cyberattacks seem to be in the news every day, with hackers finding ways to steal valuable info. Get the online Cybersecurity and Networking degree you need to help protect companies and individuals from cybercrimes.
Kickstart your IT career by gaining the valuable knowledge and skills employers want. Your degree in Cybersecurity and Networking will teach you computer information systems operations, administration, and management, including networking, database management, client interface, information security, and information protection.
- Information security specialist
- Network administrator
- Project manager
- Systems analyst
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Some of the knowledge and skills you could learn from this online Cybersecurity and Networking degree program include:1
- Information security management
- Ethical hacking
- Computer forensics
- Computer servicing
- Workstation and server administration
- Security concepts
- Cloud and mobile computing
- Network communications
- Operating systems
- Project management
Still Have Questions?
If you have questions about IU's Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Networking, you can get all the answers in the program overview.
Why Choose Independence University?
IU's online and on-campus degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.
- Employment focused
- Path to a better career
What to Expect with an Online Degree in Cybersecurity and Networking
If you want to become a computer science professional and help guide the future of networking and information systems security, you could be an ideal candidate for a degree in Cybersecurity and Networking. With a degree from Independence University (IU), you can show that you’re prepared for a potential career in computer networks and cybersecurity.
Start fresh with a new laptop
IU helps you get a fresh technological start by providing you with a new laptop, equipped with the software you’ll need in your degree program. It’s yours to use in school and keep after you graduate.
Four-week modules instead of four-month semesters
At IU, courses are taught in four-week modules, so you can start sooner and focus on fewer courses at a time. IU uses a blended in-class/online learning format. You get the personal touch of in-class time with your fellow students and instructor, plus a portion of your learning is completed online, providing you with more flexibility. It really is the best of both worlds!
During your IT degree program, you’ll develop the skills you need to pursue a career in cybersecurity and networking, including how to:
- Handle complex levels of computer information systems operations, administration, and management
- Network computers
- Manage databases
- Interface with clients
- Secure and protect information
You’ll take several essential courses as you pursue your degree, including:
- Ethical Hacking
- Threats and Defense Mechanisms
- Information Security Management
- Introduction to Cryptography
- Computer Law
- Computer Forensics
- Server Administration
- Networking Concepts
- Cloud/Mobile Computing Concepts
Should you need extra help as a student at IU, your instructors and tutors will provide one-on-one support. IU is committed to helping you prepare for success as a professional in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity and networking.
What to expect as you pursue an IT career
AAs a graduate of IU’s Cybersecurity and Networking degree program, you can seek entry-level to mid-level positions as a network administrator, project manager, systems analyst, or security expert. You could also use your networking and cybersecurity skills as an entrepreneur.
Independence University is nonprofit, which means we put student needs first. All your courses and tools have been carefully designed to maximize your success. At IU, your educational journey will challenge you but also enrich you as you prepare for future career growth.