Online BS in IT, Cybersecurity Concentration

Focus Your IT Education in Cybersecurity

Are you driven to protect sensitive data and safeguard vital computer systems? The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BS in IT) program at NCCU Online provides the training you need to become an in-demand technology expert, and the Cybersecurity concentration allows you to further focus your skills in the critical field of cyber defense.

Through NCCU Online’s intentional approach to virtual learning, you’ll experience the support you need to thrive in your studies and advance your career. We offer a career-focused curriculum, personalized attention, and immersive courses that position you for success — both academically and professionally.

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What Is a Cybersecurity Concentration in Information Technology?
The BS in IT degree completion program at NCCU Online empowers you to drive innovation in tech and boosts your employability through individualized guidance and industry-relevant instruction. Focusing your studies with the Cybersecurity concentration will augment your learning by teaching you valuable skills to protect data, networks, and systems from cyber threats and attacks.
By choosing this concentration, you’ll acquire an in-demand skill set to address top cybersecurity needs, including:
  • Knowledge of various cyber threats and vulnerabilities

  • Computer security protocols and best practices

  • Cyber defense and countermeasures

  • Forensics and regulatory compliance

Focus on Cybersecurity Careers

Cybersecurity threats grow more pressing every day, and the field requires skilled professionals who can step up and defend against these attacks. The 2023 Cybersecurity Workforce Study released by The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) estimates that global cybersecurity roles increased by 8.7% between 2022 and 2023, translating to 440,000 new jobs.

Take a look at some potential careers you can pursue with the BS in IT, Cybersecurity concentration at NCCU Online.*

Information Security Manager

Average Base Salary: $125,059

Penetration Tester

Average Base Salary: $92,759

Cybersecurity Analyst

Average Base Salary: $80,888

Information Security Analyst

Average Base Salary: $77,316

*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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