The Bachelor’s of Applied Technology in Cybersecurity prepares students to design, implement and secure computer networks. Students with this degree will be able to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber attacks, gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cyber crime, and learn how to defend the national infrastructure against any cyber threat. Completion of this program prepares a student for industry certifications such as CompTIA Security +, Certified Security Professional (CSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). St. Philip’s College is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. The designation covers academic years until 2027.
The St. Philip’s College Bachelor of Applied Technology Cybersecurity degree is open to applicants with the following qualifications:
- Applicants must have earned an AAS in a cybersecurity-related field or have earned an Associate degree with 15 credit hours or more in cybersecurity-focused coursework.
- Applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
- No course grades of D will be accepted for transfer credit.
Applicants who are graduates of St. Philip’s College Information Technology-Cybersecurity Specialist Program have first priority admission.
This program has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for implementation of Fall 2024 semester.