Cyber Operations

Cybersecurity Degree

Cyber Operations

Cyber The Next Frontier

Earn a future-focused, career-ready cybersecurity degree.

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You can expect employment opportunities in cybersecurity and IT security occupations to grow much faster than all other occupations over the next decade, with median annual salaries of $102,600.1 Currently, there are one million open cybersecurity positions in the U.S.

The Cyber Operations program prepares you with critical skills to protect computer networks, solve computer crimes, and defend national security. Our program offers three emphasis areas, Cyber Engineering, Cyber Law & Policy, and Defense & Forensics, and certificates to immediately advance your career. The program is a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), a National Security Agency designation only achieved by 22 cybersecurity programs in the U.S.

We teach you both offensive and defensive Cyber Operations. You'll gain hands-on experience in CyberApolis; a proprietary virtual learning environment developed specifically for our program. The skills you'll learn in classes, and our virtual learning environment will place you far ahead of other cybersecurity graduates in the job market. You'll learn from faculty and industry professionals who are recognized experts in their field and graduate with the expertise you can immediately use on the job.

When you apply for a degree or certificate at the College of Applied Science & Technology, you join the University of Arizona, a top 50 public university with the nation's #7 online bachelor's degree.

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#1 Online Bachelor's in Cybersecurity in the Nation

Academic Influence

CAE-CO Designation National Security Agency

Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO)

National Security Agency

Emphasis Areas

Choose one of three emphasis areas to specialize your degree

Faculty

You'll learn from faculty and industry professionals who are recognized experts in their field.

Example Cyber Job Titles

Job Title Salary Range
Cyber Incident Response Analyst $83,000 to $132,562
Cyber Threat Analyst $102,247 to $131,332
Chief Information Security Officer $172,023 to $294,198

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Helpful Links

     

1 "Information Security Analysts," Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.