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There is no denying the pervasive role that technology plays in our world. With more information being accessed, saved, and shared online than ever before, the vast potential for cyber crime is not only a serious issue for individuals and businesses — it’s an acute and growing national security threat.
Norwich University's Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program is an online degree completion program for working adults in the information technology field who want to further their careers by developing specialized skills in the high-need area of network security. Students can customize their degree by choosing a concentration in computer forensics and vulnerability management or information warfare and security management.
The cyber security curriculum balances general education and core cyber security courses (many of which can be fulfilled through transfer credits) with elective and project-based courses that allow students to delve into sub-areas such as national security policy, offensive and defensive information warfare, penetration testing, and malware forensics. All courses are designed to hone foundational skills in critical thinking, research and analysis, ethical decision-making, and oral and written communications.
Norwich is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. Students in the program benefit from Norwich’s recognized expertise in cyber security instruction and graduate with highly relevant, in-demand skill sets that reflect current industry trends and best practices.
Whether you are looking to expand or transition your career aspirations and increase your earning potential as an IT professional in an organization, in the military or in moving from the military to the civilian workforce, Norwich’s Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program can help you capitalize on the abundant opportunities in the growing field of cyber security and information assurance. Depending on how you customize your degree track, you could be eligible for positions such as digital forensics specialist, cyber threat analyst, or information security manager.
Hear a panel discussion with Norwich University's cyber security instructors on protecting personal data and information.
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