Safeguard digital information

The Cybersecurity Bachelor's Degree specialization at Eastern Florida State College prepares students for entry-level positions involving the fast-expanding field of computer security.

Students will gain a fundamental understanding of cybersecruity and can specialize in one or more of the following areas.

  • Database security
  • Network security
  • Application software security
  • Forensics

Potential career positions include Software Developer, Database Administrator, Web Developer, Computer Forensics Technician and Network Security Analyst.

You can earn this degree while continuing to work thanks to flexible class formats that include day, evening, online and blended courses that are part classroom and part online. The degree is also Financial Aid eligible. Students are admitted to the program in the Spring, Summer and Fall Terms following the general Bachelor's Degree online application process.

Completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better is required for graduation from the Cybersecurity BAS track. It's recommended that students complete them within the first 30 hours of their Bachelor program:

  • MAC 1311 - Calculus 1
  • PHY 2048 - General Physics 1
  • COP 2334 - C++ Programming or other suitable Programming Course

Students with an A.S degree may have taken these courses, but if not they will be required and an advisor can help with course planning.

Students entering the Computer BAS program with an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be required to take additional math and science courses (see the course list above), plus technical elective credit hours which should be selected in collaboration with an advisor. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree does not meet the minimum eligibility requirement for entry into this program. AAS degree holders who intend to transfer into the BAS program should consult with an academic advisor to review coursework and determine the best transfer options.

BAS: View deadlines to apply
• Explore the BAS enrollment steps

RN to BSN: Deadlines & application info

Bachelor's Intent to Graduate Deadlines (to avoid a late fee)
Fall 2018: Thursday, October 18
Spring 2019: Thursday, March 7


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