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Computer Information Systems: Concentration Cybersecurity

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Why study Cybersecurity

Today, CYBER SECURITY programs are more popular than ever. This program prepares students to work in the information security and data protection areas.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) is one of the largest computer science department in the state of Tennessee. CSIT offers multiple Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees and multiple Master’s Degrees (M.S. / PSM) to over 600 students / majors. There are multiple areas of study (concentrations) available under multiple majors. The majority of the concentrations are offered 100% online. All concentrations are offered on-campus. On-campus students may take online classes if they wish to do so. Transfer, online, military-affiliated, second-degree, and non-traditional students are welcome.

B.S. CIS: Cybersecurity Concentration majors go on to pursue many different paths, such as, but not limited to: Security Architect, Penetration Tester, Information Security Officer, Security Auditor, Incident Response Specialist, Computer Support Specialist, Cryptographer, Cryptanalyst, Penetration Tester, Security Engineer, Computer Forensic Specialist, Secure Software Developer, Information Systems Specialist  etc.

The APSU Computer Science and Information Technology Department has dedicated full-time faculty members and features small class sizes. All classes are taught by professors and instructors satisfying APSU Faculty Qualifications Matrix. Many classes are conducted in modern computer labs, and all classrooms are “smart” classrooms, allowing computer-based demonstrations and lectures.

Department of Computer Science & IT faculty have decades of real-world experience and education in the computing field. All full-time professors have completed terminal degrees in computing and part-time faculty members have many years of real-world experience in different computing disciplines. Many full-time and part-time faculty act as consultants, and/or conduct regular multidisciplinary computing-related research.

What Will I Learn


Sample Course Plan and General Education Requirements

Cybersecurity Sample 4 Year Plan

General Education Core