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Bachelor of Science
Cybersecurity (B.S.)
Are you ready to defend against cyber threats, safeguard sensitive data, and become a cybersecurity hero? Our Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program at BYU-Idaho is your gateway to an exciting and impactful career.
Computer Information Technology - Feb 2023
Why Chose BYU-Idaho for Cybersecurity?
  1. Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our program covers a comprehensive range of topics, including: Network security, Ethical hacking, Incident response, Cloud security, Risk management, Identity and Access Management.
  2. Experienced Faculty: Learn from seasoned professionals who are passionate about cybersecurity and dedicated to your success.
  3. Hands-On Learning: Dive into real-world scenarios through labs, simulations, and industry projects. Gain practical skills that employers value.
  4. Industry Connections: We connect with leading cybersecurity firms, government agencies, and tech companies. Networking opportunities and internships await you.
“My time at BYU-Idaho propelled my career into more than I ever thought it could be. It allowed me to network with experienced teachers who helped me plan my college courses as well as with like minded students who I still have contact with long after graduating. But most importantly, it prepared me to fill a marketable need in the IT industry. I will be forever grateful for the experience of BYU-Idaho. Anyone with a determined mind and a desire to grow will be lucky to go here.”

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Cybersecurity have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Cybersecurity Engineer
They design, implement, and manage security measures, such as firewalls, encryption protocols, and intrusion detection systems, to protect against cyber attacks. Additionally, they conduct security assessments, identify vulnerabilities, and develop strategies to mitigate risks.
Cybersecurity Analyst
Cybersecurity Analysts utilize tools and techniques to detect and investigate security breaches, analyzing patterns and trends to develop proactive strategies for threat mitigation. They also collaborate with other teams to implement and enhance the overall security posture.
DevSecOps Engineer
A DevSecOps Engineer integrates security practices into the DevOps (Development and Operations) pipeline, ensuring that security is prioritized. They collaborate with development, operations, and security teams to automate security processes and incorporate security controls.

Getting Started in this Degree

If you are interested in Cybersecurity, start with one of the following major-specific courses.