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B.S. in Computer Science: Cyber Security

Computer Science Cyber Security Degree

Cyber Security Residential Program

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Prepare for an exciting career in cyber security, a rapidly growing field. As the threat of data theft continues to increase in today’s digital world, so does the need for skilled cyber security professionals.

With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Cyber Security degree, you’ll get the training you’ll need to fight cybercriminals, terrorists, and data breaches within your company, as well as on a national and global scale.

You’ll learn from experienced professors who have a wide range of knowledge, skills and a variety of backgrounds, including military cyber security.

Through Liberty University’s Computer Science program, you’ll learn how to handle the technical and ethical challenges that you will encounter in the computer science and cyber security field.

ABET Accreditation

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The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.


Learn more about Liberty’s ABET-accredited programs

ABET accredits postsecondary degree-granting programs housed within regionally accredited institutions. They accredit programs only, not degrees, departments, colleges, or institutions.

Academic Information for Cyber Security Degree

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study (DCP)

Computer Science (B.S.): Cyber Security (DCP)


Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Cyber Security Courses

  • Studies in Information Security (CSIS 340)
  • Introduction to Linux (CSIS 345)
  • Technical Aspects of Computer Security (CSIS 461)
  • Modern Cryptography (CSIS 463)

Cyber Security Career Opportunities

  • Cyber Security Architect
  • Applications Software Security Engineers
  • Secure Systems Software Engineers
  • Penetration Testers
  • Cyber Security Compliance Architect
  • Incidence Response Team Member
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Systems Security Engineer
  • Database Security Architect
  • Web Security Architect
  • Data Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Security Engineer / Security Software Developer
  • Security Consultant
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Malware Analyst
  • Incident/Security Responder