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.
The new online B.B.A. in Cyber Security offers four degree pathways* that translate into eight different areas of speciality:
Security Operations Pathway
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
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
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
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.
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.
Learn more about the degree requirements of this cutting-edge and world-class education available and accessible online starting in Fall 2017.