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B.S. in Computer Science: Cybersecurity Cognate

Computer Science Cyber Security Degree

Cybersecurity Residential Program

Prepare for an exciting career in cybersecurity, a rapidly growing field. As the threat of data theft continues to increase in today’s digital world, so does the need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree with the Cybersecurity cognate, you’ll get the training and education you need to defend against nation-states, criminals, and terrorists conducting cyber warfare. You will learn to prevent system breaches and compromised information at the global, national, and corporate levels.


Academic Information for Degree with Cybersecurity Cognate

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study (DCP)

Computer Science (B.S.): Cybersecurity (DCP)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Cybersecurity Courses

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

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Cybersecurity Career Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity 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