Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

The B.S. in Cybersecurity degree provides competence in network and software security.

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UWF has been designated as a
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Program Description

This program meets NSA and DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education criteria. Students who complete this program will receive the CAE-CDE certification on their transcripts and become eligible for CAE-CDE related scholarships, grants, and career opportunities.

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity prepares graduates to be leaders in the protection of data assets and analysis of potential threats to system and networks. The curriculum focuses on the techniques, policies, operational procedures, and technologies that secure and defend the availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation of information and information systems, in local as well as more broadly based domains. The major helps prepare students for careers as information systems security professionals, senior system managers, and system administrators responsible for information systems and security of those systems.

Catalog Information


Sample Curriculums

Faculty Advising

Academic Learning Compact
View the Computer Science Department's Cybersecurity Academic Learning Compact (ALC)

Program Contact

Not sure where to start? Want to discuss classes, course load, or details of the program? Make an appointment with an advisor today!

Holly James
Advisor for students with last name A-L
Building 4, Room 239

Sean Cassell
Advisor for students with last name M-Z
Building 4 Room 241

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