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Bachelor of Business Administration in Cyber Security
Cyber security plays an integral role in defending and protecting a business’s most valuable assets from digital threats. In this program, you’ll learn how to build defensive infrastructure, fight off external dangers, and contribute to long-term business success.
Earn a degree with name-brand recognition in the industry.
Learn skills that secure your place in the workforce.
Flexible, 100% Online
Work at your own pace to keep your work, life, and education in balance.
Stay engaged with our rich, interactive learning environment.
Customized to Your Goals
Tailor your education to your personal needs and career goals.
Access to faculty support and real-time mentoring from enrollment counselors.
UTSA’s Cyber Security programs have been ranked No. 1 in the nation
Named a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security
Earn a Best-in-Class Degree
UTSA’s unique program contextualizes the role of cyber security within the greater business landscape. By building a general knowledge of business alongside highly marketable cyber security skills, you’ll be better able to protect and defend valuable information, data, and assets. Plus, with a comprehension of the dynamic relationship between cyber security and an organization’s greater goals you’ll also be prepared for active involvement in building and sustaining the future.
Learn From the Best
You’ll learn from our top-tier faculty with academic expertise in digital forensics, secure design, and detection, giving you the industry-aligned skills you need to advance your career. The quality of our academics was recognized by Intelligent.com, which ranked UTSA #1 for academic support and #15 overall among the top online cyber security degrees in 2020.
100% Online, Designed to Fit Your Lifestyle
Because we offer the coursework 100% online, you can personalize your experience to fit your schedule. Also, you may receive credit for your previous college credit, shortening time to completion so you can begin or advance your career in cyber security sooner. The good news is your academic advisor will help you develop your plan through to graduation.
Secure Your Future
Cyber Security is an exciting, growing field in a state of constant innovation. Our curriculum is designed to get you to the top of your game and make you a sought-after cyber security professional.
Graduates of our program are fully trained for in-demand occupations including:
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Information Security Analyst
- Network Security Analysts
- Software Developer, Systems Software
- Software Developer, Applications
- Vulnerability Assessment Analysts
Largest employers of UTSA graduates include:
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of coursework are covered in this degree?
The B.B.A. in Cyber Security curriculum prepares you with the critical thinking, analytical, and technical skills to properly defend businesses from cyber-crime, while also establishing the relationship between cyber security and overarching business goals.
Cyber security major coursework continues to evolve as threats to cyber security become increasingly complex.
Topics of study include:
- Introduction to Programming Concepts
- Digital Forensic Analysis
- Cyber Operations
- Malware Analysis
- Management Strategy
- Principles of Information Systems for Management
- Cyber Law and Legal System
What careers can I pursue with a B.B.A. in Cyber Security?
With a B.B.A. in Cyber Security, you can expect to pursue a career at private businesses, non-profits, and government in the technology, financial services, consulting, manufacturing, energy, and transportation fields, among others.
Join our alumni working as Cyber Security Analysts, Network Security Analysts, Cyber Security/Information Security Specialists, Chief Risk Officer, Cyber Security Consultants, and Vulnerability Assessment Analysts at well-known organizations including:
- Air Force Office of Special Investigations
- Digital Defense
- Ford Motor Company
- National Security Agency
What kind of job placement and employment support will be available to me?
You’ll have lifelong access to the UTSA Career Center, a robust source of information, resources, and services designed to help UTSA students and alumni achieve their career goals. These include:
- Career exploration through assessments and personalized coaching
- Resume and cover letter preparation
- Application and interview techniques
- Work-study and internship opportunities
- Access to an active alumni network
- Resources designed to connect you with employers, including job fairs, seminars, and an online recruiting portal for employers and students
You’ll also have access to the Center for Student Professional Development, which offers additional help in preparing for and securing internship and employment opportunities by connecting you with the business community and alumni through networking, mentoring, internships, externships, international opportunities, and resources that complement your academic education.
How long will it take to complete the degree?
If you’re a full-time student, you can expect to complete the UTSA online B.B.A. in Cyber Security degree in as few as eight terms. If you’re a part-time student, you can expect to complete your degree in 13 terms.*
*Actual time-to-completion will vary based upon credits previously earned and eligible for transfer.
How much does the program cost?
Tuition for the B.B.A. in Cyber Security is set at $450 per unit. Each class consists of three units.
Tuition is the same for residents and non-residents and does not include material and lab fees.
What financial aid and resources are available?
You may qualify for financial aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships. For eligibility, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the applicable aid year. UTSA’s federal school code is 010115. You must complete a new application each year you are attending.
As a Military Friendly School, we offer many programs to support our students in the military, our veterans, and their families, while working closely with the UTSA Veterans Certification Office. Veterans and military families, please note that UTSA’s Online B.B.A. in Cyber Security is not eligible for the Hazlewood Act benefit.
What are the admissions requirements for this program?
See if you qualify for our B.B.A. in Cyber Security program and learn more about the application process on our Admissions Requirements page.