Position yourself for a successful IT career by pursuing an online or evening bachelor's degree in cybersecurity administration.

In our digital age, demand for experts in information technology and cyber defense is rising by the day. Our Bachelor of Science program in Cybersecurity Administration will prepare you to thrive in an ever-growing field by supplying you with a sound foundation in systems management and network protection.

FREE CURRICULAR RESOURCES

Our students enjoy privileged access to no-cost course materials, lab experiences, and industry certification trainings through the University of Mary's partnerships with CISCO, CompTIA, and Amazon Academy.

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

$103,590
Median annual wage for information security analysts

Program Length

As little as 1.3 years, depending on number of transferred credits

Format

  • Online

Tuition per Credit

$480

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Field newcomers seeking broad-based, career-focused formation in computer systems administration and network security
  • Working professionals interested in elevating their IT skills

Career Paths

  • Computer/Network Support Specialist
  • Cyber Defense Analyst
  • IT Department Manager
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Administrator

What You’ll Learn

You'll acquire practical knowledge and skills through flexible online instruction as well as hands-on, interactive lab experiences. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to:

  • Apply foundational operating systems concepts and cyber defense principles in a broad range of professional scenarios.
  • Mobilize network technologies and protocols to construct safe and secure digital operating environments.
  • Manage computer systems in a responsible and ethical manner.

Stackable Online Certificates

To help you advance your career on your schedule, we offer four stackable online certificates in cybersecurity, each of which you can apply toward a bachelor's degree in cybersecurity administration. Our certificate programs provide focused technical training as well as essential preparation for select industry certification exams (e.g. ISC2 Cybersecurity, CYSA+, PCNSA, Network+).

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 students from various backgrounds, including transfer students from regionally accredited colleges and universities and those with military or career and work experience. 

How do I show my previous college, military, or work experience?

  • Official transcripts (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 should be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions.

    • Did you graduate from the University of Mary? 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.
  • Students with previous career or work experience can earn credits for prior learning.
    • You can choose to test for prior learning credits — we convert your test scores into college credit.
    • You can request a portfolio review for prior learning credits. You’ll assemble documentation to show your experience, which will be reviewed and evaluated by an experienced faculty member.
  • Military experience can count towards a degree.
WHAT WILL I NEED TO APPLY?
  • All of our programs require you to fill out the general application form in addition to submitting the application fee and your transcripts.
  • Any program-specific requirements you’ll need to submit in addition to the items listed above can be found in our catalog.

At the University of Mary, we review every application on an individual basis, ensuring that the materials you submit are evaluated with care and attention. Reach out to us if you have any questions in filling out your application.

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