Cyber security provides a training ground for needed cyber and infrastructure security professionals.
During your program, you’ll learn to protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication and confidentiality. The college’s cyber security degree is offered both in the classroom and 100% online.
The UTSA cyber security program was ranked No. 1 in the nation by the Ponemon Institute. Our cyber security program was one of the first 34 schools in the nation, and the first in Texas, to be recognized as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
Our curriculum maps to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s NICE Framework. Visit the NICE Framework Resource Center to learn more about cyber security jobs and the knowledge, skills and experience needed by practitioners in the wide range of cyber security jobs that exist today.
- Computer network protection
- Cyber security skills (e.g., defense, operations, response, etc.)
- Digital forensics
- Intrusion protection
- Network design and protection
- Protecting the nation’s infrastructure from a cyber attack
- Risk assessment
Study on your own time in an engaging learning environment as part of the online cyber security program. Learn from the same top-level faculty and receive real-time mentoring from online coaches. For more information about this program, visit the cyber security online degree website.