Modern Technology. Modern Defense.


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Protect, serve, and defend the most vulnerable in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity.

Median Pay
For information security analysts (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Projected Growth
The field of cybersecurity is projected to grow by 32% from 2018-2028. That means more job security, more professional opportunities, and more career advancement – for you.
Your life. Your career. Your studies. Elevate your future without disrupting your daily life, at NGU.

Your Passion. Your Purpose. Your Profession.

Take your drive to protect. Layer on technical and tactical skills with network protocols and coding. Frame it with project management and leadership. Ground everything in a living faith with Christ at the center. Then, explore the world of cybersecurity like never before.

Terrorism. Cyber law, policy, and defense. Security risk management. Mobile forensics. Public policy. Even contingency planning and disaster recovery. Prepare to take on the legal, privacy, and public policy challenges of cybersecurity – online at North Greenville University.

Choose from the following concentrations to specialize in the area of your interest:

  • Information Systems Security Concentration
  • Management Information Systems Concentration

What Can I Do With an Online Degree in Cybersecurity?

With a degree in cybersecurity, you can play a crucial role in protecting individuals, organizations, and even entire nations from the growing threat of cyber attacks, making a significant impact on the world. Check out a few of the possible career options:

Digital Forensics Investigator

Diplomatic Security

Ethical Hacker

Security Consultant

Security Engineer

Security Software Developer

Experience Learning in Internships and Technical Projects

Built-In Internship

Test your skills in the real world with a senior-year internship, a required part of our curriculum in Cybersecurity. Build your resume, connect with potential employers, and assess your strengths in real-time.

Communicate Like a Pro

Our small classes set up a good environment to learn to give and take feedback. We’ve built in a dedicated course on research and writing for cyber professionals. At every turn, we ask you to both learn more and share your learning in writing and presentations.

Industry-Ready Preparation

The National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense publishes the national gold standard for cybersecurity education. NGU’s cybersecurity program aligns with these standards to prepare you for the field.

Official Academic Partner

Plus, NGU is an official academic partner of the EC-Council and CompTIA, providing you access to over 36 certification exams. From Ethical Hacker, Network Defender, and Encryption Specialist, to CompTIA Fundamentals, Cloud Essentials, and beyond—epic career prep begins day one.

Study Cybersecurity & Raise Your Perspective

Cybersecurity Year 1

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Programming and Problem-Solving in Engineering Using MATLAB
Cybersecurity Year 2

Year 2 Sample Courses

  • Research and Communication for the Cyberprofessional
  • Network Fundamentals**
  • Scripting Fundamentals
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Principles of Project Management**
Cybersecurity Year 3

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Linux Fundamentals
  • Ethics for the Cyberprofessional
  • Cybercrime
Cybersecurity Year 4

Year 4 Sample Courses

  • Internship
  • Senior Project

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Have Questions about the Cybersecurity Program?

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Nigel Basta, PhD

Program Director, Cybersecurity
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