Why Choose an Online Cybersecurity Degree?
Earning your online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity will enable you to succeed in a diverse and growing field. Cybersecurity job growth has tripled in recent years and earning an online degree in cybersecurity 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.
There is a dire need for cybersecurity professionals who are armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to defend our cyber systems, as well as critical infrastructure. The cybersecurity 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.
Students in our online cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program will experience and learn security tools and technologies that are used by cybersecurity 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 cybersecurity career. Take your step to that career in cybersecurity today and apply to enroll in our online program.
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