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#1 B.B.A. Cyber Security Program

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One Degree, Many Pathways

Want a degree in Cyber Security but not sure what specialty to choose? Based on your goals and interests, we’ll work with you to design a personalized educational pathway that sets you up for academic success.  You’ll never be alone as you work toward fulfilling your career aspirations. 

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The new online B.B.A. in Cyber Security offers four degree pathways* that translate into eight different areas of speciality:

Security Operations Pathway

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Systems Management Specialization
Learn network configurations and security operations critical to performing essential systems management functions. 

Information Assurance Specialization 
Master the art of protecting information stored on or traversing the network, essential to security operations and network management.

Security Policy & Planning Pathway

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Security Management Specialization
Focus your studies on the security aspects unique to configuration and operation of wide area networks.

Secure Provisioning Specialization
Acquire the cyber security skills necessary for intrusion prevention, detection and response, essential to network security configuration functions.

Security Intrusion & Detection Pathway

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Attack & Defend Specialization
Use your degree to leverage the security aspects of network defense, intrusion detection, and intrusion reaction. 

Threat Identification & Analysis Specialization
Perform essential cyber threat analysis functions with a strong emphasis on threat identification and forensic analysis.

Security Response & Recovery Pathway

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Detection & Response Specialization
Acquire security-related skills for intrusion detection and incident response and reporting essential to network security best practices.  

Business Continuity Specialization
Become trained for risk mitigation and recovery essential to continuing business operation following a cyber attack. 

 

*Please note, degree specializations are not considered a minor, thus your chosen track will not be indicated on your diploma. 

As a top-ranked cyber security program, UTSA was designated a Center of Academic Excellence for both Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education and Information Assurance Research by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Learn more about the degree requirements of this cutting-edge and world-class education available and accessible online starting in Fall 2017.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Business Administration Cyber Security Degree

Required semester credit hours for degree completion: 120 minimum credit hours

Click on the links below for more details on the degree requirements and course descriptions

B.B.A. Cyber Security degree program acceptance guidelines:

  • All candidates seeking this degree will be reviewed for acceptance based on UTSA undergraduate and online Cyber Security degree admission requirements. Please visit Admission Requirements for more details on UTSA admission.

Sample Degree Plan

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Total of 8 terms required to complete degree

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Includes:

 

42 General Education Core credits

 

45 Common Body of Knowledge credits

 

33 Cyber Security Core and Specialization credits

 

120 credit hours required for degree completion

 

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Total of 5 terms required to complete degree

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Includes:

 

45 Common Body of Knowledge credits

 

33 Cyber Security Core and Specialization credits

 

78 credit hours required for degree completion

 

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Total of 3 terms required to complete degree

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Includes:

 

3 Common Body of Knowledge credits

 

MGT 4893 required in last term, capstone course

 

33 Cyber Security Core and Specialization credits

 

36 credit hours required for degree completion

 

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