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Cybersecurity Degree Programs

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Governance, Risk Management, & Compliance (GRC), Technology, and Development - Cyber Security jobs

Study cybersecurity online or on campus at Liberty University

With nearly 300,000 open cybersecurity jobs in the United States and an expected 2 million jobs globally by 20191, your choice to study cybersecurity is a smart one. 

And since most jobs in this area require a degree, you'd be right on track studying at Liberty University. Liberty offers Information Systems (IS), Information Technology (IT), and Computer Science (CS) degrees that will prepare you for entering one of the highest paying careers in the Information Technology field.

Decide which type of cybersecurity job is right for you, and let Liberty University prepare you for success. 

Learn more about Liberty's Cybersecurity activities:

1Cybersecurity statistics were taken from and Learn more about cybersecurity career paths and employment opportunities by state.

What's Your Passion?

Get ready to meet the cyber challenges of today and tomorrow with IS/IT/CS degrees in these career fields:

Not sure which cyber career path you are interested in? No problem. The first year of study is the same for all three cybersecurity paths at Liberty. Try one and then decide later.


Cybersecurity Degree Programs

  • Information Systems (IS) - Security GRC Jobs

    Understand business processes, then learn how to identify the assets, threats, and vulnerabilities of an organization, in order to calculate risk. Establish policies to mitigate or reduce the risk by the implementation of technology, procedures, and standards.

    • B.S. Information Systems with Information Assurance Cognate - ResidentialOnline
    • M.S. Information Systems with Information Assurance Cognate - Online
  • Information Technology (IT) - Security Technology Jobs

    Maintain an organization's firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and antivirus technology as well as monitor the network for intrusions and learn how to respond accordingly.

    • B.S. Information Technology with Data Networking and Security Cognate - Residential & Online
    • M.S. Information Technology with Network Design & Security Cognate - Online
  • Computer Science (CS) - Secure Development Jobs

    Learn how to develop secure software throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). And assess the security of software using an array of source code and dynamic analysis techniques. 

    • B.S. Computer Science with Cybersecurity Cognate - Residential
    • B.S. Computer Science Cybersecurity - Online
    • M.S. Cyber Security - Online



Did You Know?

Cyber-Security-Designation-Department of Homeland SecurityCyber Security Designation National Security Agency

The Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency have designated Liberty University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for the B.S. in Information Technology with Data Networking and Security Cognate 

5 of 6 cybersecurity job postings require a degree

Cybersecurity is one of the highest paying jobs in the IT field

Liberty's cybersecurity programs prepare you for all 3 types of cyber jobs

More than 285,000 cybersecurity job opportunities are available in the United States



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