Excelsior College

BSc in Cyber Operations

Level
Bachelor's Degree

College or University

Awarded By
Excelsior College

Duration
4 years

Study mode
Full-time

Intakes
September

Other costs
USD100 for application, Other costs may apply.

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About BSc in Cyber Operations

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations program is aligned with the academic requirements for Cyber Operations set by National Security Agency (NSA). This new cyber security program prepares you for jobs with the U.S. Cyber Command, the NSA's signals intelligence operations, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and private companies who need cyber security professionals.

A national leader in workforce development and online education for more than 40 years, Excelsior offers career-building programs designed specifically for working adults. This cyber security degree program is tailored for students who have tight schedules and a strong educational foundation built through military training, job experience, and/or previous college coursework.

To eliminate obstacles that degree-seeking adults often face, Excelsior offers:

  • Online classes that you take on your own time—they won't clash with your work or family schedule.
  • Affordable tuition, low student fees, and flexible payment plans that make for a budget-friendly degree. (What will it cost? Find out here.)
  • Generous transfer policies that reduce the number of classes you need to complete your bachelor's degree in cyber operations. You may transfer credit either for prior courses from accredited colleges, or for eligible forms of military training and job experience.
  • Attentive support from our award-winning team of academic advisors.


Entry Requirements

International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must show evidence of English language proficiency through one of the following options:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Required minimum score of 525 on the paper based test or 69 on the Web-based test.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
    • Required minimum score of 75.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Required minimum overall band score of 5.5.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.


Subjects

As an accredited college, Excelsior meets or exceed rigorous standards of academic quality. Our online cyber security degree program is based on input from industry leaders to ensure that you receive the most up-to-date training in areas such as:

  • Cyberattacks and defenses
  • Cybersecurity Defense in Depth
  • Computer forensics
  • Cryptography
  • Security Focused Risk Management
  • Secure Mobile and Cloud Computing
  • Secure Software Development and Analysis

This program is designed to provide you with deeply technical, inter-disciplinary knowledge and skills with extensive opportunities for hands-on applications through labs, simulations, and exercises in cyber operations.

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Contact information

7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

  • Toll free: 888-647-2388
  • International Students: +1-518-464-8500
United States
Email: admissions@excelsior.edu

About Excelsior College, United States

Mission
Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

Vision
Excelsior College aspires to be a model university for the 21st Century. Excelsior will:

  • be a provider of choice for those who pursue their educational goals in a flexible, individualized manner,
  • continue to serve as a cost-effective stimulus for lifelong learning and individual achievement, advocating the assessment of prior learning and aggregation of credit,
  • be recognized as an ideal academic collaborator and as a valuable partner in addressing societal and workforce needs.

Values
Excelsior College contributes to creating and maintaining a diverse, educated society by valuing:

  • lifelong learning as a pursuit
  • innovation as a source of improvement
  • flexibility as a means of service delivery
  • excellence as the path to success
  • integrity, honesty, and caring as the basis for lasting relationships

Year founded
1971
Type
Private
Intakes
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Student population
157,802
Male : female student ratio
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Local : international
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