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Data Networking and Security Degree, BSIT

BS in Information Technology: Data Networking and Security

Residential Data Networking & Security Program

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Equip yourself with critical skills in this quickly expanding field with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: Data Networking & Security degree. Learn from industry leaders and apply your knowledge with hands-on projects and real-world application.


As a part of the program, you will complete the Cisco Netacademy curriculum for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. Gain skills in computer programming, cyber security, databases, distributed computing, human-computer interaction, network security, and more.


All courses are taught from a biblical worldview, and you will graduate ready to meet the growing demand in this field for data network and security administrators.


The B.S. in IT: Data Networking & Security degree is also offered online


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  

Academic Information for Data Networking & Security Degree

In addition to the required core classes on the degree completion plan (DCP), each student is required to complete various core classes that specialize in Information Technology.


Credit Hours

120 credit hours


Program of Study (DCP)

Information Technology (B.S.): Data Networking & Security Cognate (DCP)


Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Data Networking & Security Courses

  • Networks (CSIS 331)
  • Network Security (CSIS 335)
  • Information Security Planning (CSIS 341)
  • Advanced Networking and Communication Systems (CSIS 430)

Data Networking & Security Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Security Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Auditor
  • Systems Administrator
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