CSU Global Launches Fully Online Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity

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The program will help students find and succeed in high demand cybersecurity jobs through career-relevant knowledge and skills and alignment with industry technical certifications.

The B.S. in Cybersecurity was developed in alignment with leading industry-recognized certifications — including CISSP, CCSP, EC-Council ECES, and CompTIA Security+ — to provide students with pathways to the professional credentials employers seek.

Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) -- a premier provider of innovative higher-learning opportunities through high-quality, career-relevant, and affordable online education -- is proud to announce its new Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity.

The need for cybersecurity professionals has never been greater with 51 percent of U.S. firms indicating that their network needs more protection.* CSU Global aims to prepare professionals for the continuing growth expected within the cybersecurity field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for Information Security Analysts will grow 32 percent over the next 10 years**, making it one of the fastest-growing areas of IT.

Known for its focus on modern learners, CSU Global strives to prepare all students for the future of work through its career-relevant and customizable curricula. The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity was developed in alignment with leading industry-recognized certifications — including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Certified Encryption Specialist (EC-Council ECES), and CompTIA Security+ — to provide students with pathways to the professional credentials employers seek while completing their bachelor’s degree from a fully online, accredited state university.

“Students in this program will be able to pursue careers in network security, cybersecurity management, cybersecurity forensic analysis, and cybersecurity operations,” said Dr. Manish Patel, Program Manager for the Information Technology and Security programs at CSU Global. “This program provides the key knowledge and skills for students to recognize, prevent, and prepare for cyberattacks of the future, no matter than previous technical experience or background.”

Enrollment for this new program is open now, with cybersecurity courses offered each month. Interested students should contact Enrollment at 800-920-6723 or email enroll@csuglobal.edu to get started. Visit CSUGlobal.edu/BSCyber to learn more.

*https://www.forbes.com/sites/bobzukis/2020/06/18/ransomware-has-a-new-and-very-valuable-hostage-in-sight/#33e8f0c1170f
**https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm

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About Colorado State University Global
Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) offers career-relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners. As the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, CSU Global is focused on student success as its number one priority. Embracing the land-grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty, who are recognized as industry leaders and trained in working with adults in an online learning environment. CSU Global offers accelerated eight-week courses that start every four weeks. Visit CSUGlobal.edu to learn more.

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