Let's Keep Sensitive Information Secure.
Are you interested in a career in information technology and have a passion for keeping data and networks secure from cyber criminals? DeVry’s Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Cyber Security may be the right fit for you. With our Tech Core curriculum, you’ll build interdisciplinary skills that will give you a solid foundation in tech to move your career forward. Learn online or in our hybrid format, whichever works best for your schedule.
Get to Know Our Cyber Security Degree Specialization.
In our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Cyber Security, you’ll become the first line of defense against online attacks by learning to build defense mechanisms to protect applications, systems and networks. You’ll also explore network security testing, including countermeasure testing and the risk factor analysis needed to design a flexible and comprehensive security plan. And you’ll gain advanced skills in providing for business continuity and disaster recovery.
The Cyber Security Specialization can be earned as a part of the Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networking.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and Networking with Cyber Security Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
PORTABLE IOT KIT
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
*The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
CERTIFICATION EXAM REIMBURSEMENT
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Microsoft Technology Associate - Python
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates of our Cyber Security Specialization program may consider, careers such as:
Computer Systems Analyst
Computer Network Support Specialist
Information Security Analyst
Penetration Tester (Ethical Hacker)
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CEIS312||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning|
|CIS170C||Programming with Lab|
Network Systems Administration
|NETW250||Voice/VoIP Administration with Lab|
|NETW260||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking I|
|NETW270||Intermediate Information Technology and Networking II|
|SEC290||Fundamentals of Infrastructure Security|
Information Technology and Networking
|NETW320||Converged Networks with Lab|
|CEIS392||Product, Project, and People Management|
|CEIS494||Senior Project I|
|CEIS496||Senior Project II|
Technology Career Preparation
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
|NETW310||Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab|
|SEC321||Network Security Testing with Lab|
|SEC440||Information Systems Security Planning and Audit|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.