With an evening or online bachelor’s degree in cyber security administration, you will position yourself for one of the many careers in IT.

The digital age produces a lot of jobs, from positions at big tech companies to consultants serving small businesses. Our cyber security administration bachelor’s degree prepares you to succeed and lead organizations in meeting their IT-related goals.

Take the First Step

Get in touch with any questions or submit a simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

Median annual wage for information security analysts

Program Length

As little as 1.3 years depending on transferred credits


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Students seeking broad-based IT knowledge applicable to most IT careers
  • Business professionals wanting to move into an IT career
  • Anyone interested in computer systems
  • Those with a technical mind

Career Paths

  • Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Computer/Network Support Specialist
  • IT Department Manager

What You’ll Learn

Through our cyber security administration program, you’ll gain practical knowledge about computer systems and networks, while having the opportunity to experience online, interactive labs that use simulations to teach core concepts. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to: 

  • Apply the basic principles of secure cyber defense.
  • Effectively use networking technology and protocols to provide a secure network for users to operate in.
  • Apply basic operating systems concepts.
  • Administer systems in a responsible and ethical form.

Program Details

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The University of Mary is committed to putting your educational goals within reach. Learn what scholarships you qualify for.

We welcome transfer students from regionally accredited community and junior colleges and four-year colleges and universities. If you’ve ever been enrolled in any such institution, you are a transfer student. The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the undergraduate program:

  • A non-refundable $30 application fee
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) from every college previously attended.
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to registrar@umary.edu

Prospective students with at least 24 transferable credits must have a cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher. If you have fewer than 24 transfer hours to evaluate, we also require the following to determine your opportunity for success:

  • Academic transcript(s) from high school or GED transcript (if applicable) and any college(s) concurrently attended during high school.
  • An official score report from the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) examination (if you are under 21).

Admissions and a free preliminary transfer credit review can be completed with unofficial transcripts from any previous colleges or universities you attended. Official, final transcripts must be submitted prior to enrolling in classes. 

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