Explore Our Online Bachelor’s of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Degree Program
There has been an unprecedented increase in the number of cyber-attacks and hacking incidents in the U.S. and the world in recent years. The demand for more digital forensics specialists with the knowledge and expertise to combat these cyber-crimes is at an all-time high, especially with the increased use of computers on a global scale.
Stevenson University Online’s Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics prepares cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals to respond to the growing demand and confront these attacks. Our online cybersecurity bachelor’s degree program provides students with the ability to develop security policies for organizations and the skills to mitigate the effects on a network infrastructure due to a cyber-attack. Graduates of the Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics online degree program will be equipped to evaluate an end-to-end computer forensics investigation and prepare a digital forensics evidence report.
Developed for working professionals, Stevenson’s Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics is offered fully online. Students will have access to simulation software and the ability to apply classroom learning into a hands-on experience, providing a distinctive student learning experience.
Industry Demand For Professionals With a Digital Forensics Online Degree
The need for graduates of cybersecurity and digital forensics degree programs is well-documented. According to CyberSeek, the U.S. employed nearly 780,000 people in cybersecurity positions in 2017, with approximately 350,000 current cybersecurity openings.
CyberSeek is a project supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce.
In Maryland, there is an especially critical need due to the proximity of the Federal Government, the military, and government contractors. Major agencies located in Maryland needing cyber-professionals include the U.S. Cyber Command, National Security Agency, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Choosing the right online university for your cybersecurity & digital forensics degree is an important investment in your future.
- Convenient, online sessions for working adults
- Personalized attention and accomplished faculty with real world experience
- Career-focused programs that provide specialized skills for growing industries
- Accessible and affordable with financial aid options
- Completed online application.
- Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the NACES website.
- At least 15 transferable credits.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
- Personal statement.
|Per Course (3-Credits)||$1,350.00|
- Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
- Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees.
- We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify.
- Stevenson University will accept a maximum of 70 undergraduate transfer credits from a regionally accredited community college and 90 undergraduate credits from a regionally accredited four-year institution.
Credit for Prior Learning
Through Stevenson University’s Credit for Prior Learning Program, undergraduate students are eligible to earn up to 30 credits for what they have learned through their previous work and life experiences. Stevenson University Online offers several options for assessing and awarding college credit for prior learning. For more information, visit our Credit for Prior Learning page.
Careers for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Graduates
Earning a digital forensics degree online will open you up to a wealth of career opportunities including:
- Digital Forensics Analyst
- Cybersecurity Specialist
- Forensics Support
- Digital Data Forensic Examiner
- IT Security Specialist
- Cyber Threat Analyst
- Digital Forensics Engineer
Some of the Courses You Could Take
Students in the Bachelor’s of Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics program can choose from a variety of courses including:
- CDF 271 Intrusion and Penetration Testing
- CDF 391 Incident Response and Investigation
- CDF 393 Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques
- IS 140 Information Systems Architecture and Design
- IS 235 Advanced Windows Server Architecture and Administration
- IS 432 Network Security-Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures