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Online Cyber Security Degree, Bachelor of Science

Some amazing classes
you can take at Saint Leo

  • Network Defense
  • Penetration Testing
  • Principles of Cyber Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Internet/Intranet Security
  • System Security
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Homeland Defense

Why Choose Our Online Cyber Security Degree?

Earning your online cyber security degree will enable you to succeed in a diverse and growing field. Cyber security job growth has tripled in recent years and earning an online cyber security degree will position you to take advantage of this exponential growth.

As we become more and more digitally reliant, our digital identities and online privacy become more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Protecting our digital assets, from personally identifiable information to sensitive business data, is more urgent than ever before.

Fill a Need with an Online Cyber Security Degree

There is a dire need for cyber security professionals who are armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to defend our cyber systems, as well as critical infrastructure. The online cyber security program in the College of Business at Saint Leo University exposes students to the fundamentals needed to become the professionals we desperately need. The program introduces students to a variety of topics, such as principles of cyber security, penetration testing and ethical hacking, various computer and network protection controls, and managing the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, procedures and countermeasures.

Earning Your Bachelor Degree in Cyber Security at Saint Leo University

Students in our online cyber security bachelor’s degree program will experience and learn security tools and technologies that are used by cyber security professionals in their daily work activities. In our virtual lab environment, students have the unique opportunity to fully immerse themselves in a mock IT infrastructure and access to real-world software tools with realistic security scenarios that help develop the skills you need to succeed. Those scenarios are similar to what students will encounter in their future cyber security career. Take your step to that career in cyber security today and apply to enroll in our online program.


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What can you do with an online Cyber Security Degree?

Learn to solve real-life problems involving the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, network, and systems for securing digital assets. Typical career paths include:
  • Cyber Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Security Analyst
  • Security Administrator
  • IT Auditor
  • Database Security Analyst

Professional development opportunities.


Our students have interned with Verizon, Tech Data Corporation, Pasco County Sheriff’s Department, and many other local organizations and departments at Saint Leo.


Hone your computer programming skills in two fully equipped computer labs, a computer networks and information assurance lab, and classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art SMART Board technology.

Co-curricular activities

Join the Computing Club and the Computer Security Club.


Outstanding students may be selected for induction into Saint Leo’s Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international honor society for distinguished scholars in the computing and information systems disciplines.

Where are Saint Leo Cyber Security Degree grads now?

  • Bisk Technologies
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Verizon
  • Tampa Electric
  • University of South Florida
  • Hillsborough County Government
  • Jesse Ball duPont Fund
  • MacDill Air Force Base
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cyber Security, offered at the main campus is designed for students interested in working in Cyber Security industry, defending business digital assets from emerging cyber-attacks.

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