Bachelor of Science in Management of Cybersecurity Operations

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Apply By: 4/19/2021

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About the Online BS in Management of Cybersecurity Operations

In our digital world, the threat of cyberattacks is pervasive and exponentially devastating. That’s why we need highly trained cybersecurity professionals now more than ever — and the online Bachelor of Science in Management of Cybersecurity Operations at Athens State University can help equip you to answer that call. 

Our holistic degree will prepare you to be an interdisciplinary cybersecurity professional. You’ll learn how to assess vulnerabilities in an organization’s security plans and establish effective policies for safeguarding information.

Affordable Tuition

The cost per credit varies by state and degree modality.

Athens State boasts one of the most affordable tuition rates in Alabama and Tennessee.

Athens State offers a flexible tuition payment plan that works with your budget.

Online Tuition, In-State or Out-of-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, In-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, Out-of-State: $450 per credit hour

Support You Can Count On


80% of Athens State alumni are employed in Alabama within one year after graduating.

Experienced Faculty

98% of faculty members from Athens State’s College of Business have industry experience and joined academia with the goal of sharing their expertise to help students succeed.

Small Classes

Small class sizes — typically around 18 students — deliver a personalized learning experience.


Athens State is the most affordable state school in Alabama and Tennessee.


Our online bachelor’s degrees are designed with flexibility at the forefront, so students can balance their studies with their busy lives.


Founded in 1822, Athens State University is the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in Alabama, with almost 200 years of academic excellence.

How to Apply

Students seeking admission to the on-campus, hybrid, or online BS in Management of Cybersecurity Operations program must have:

  • At least 36 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution(s) prior to term of admission
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • 15 credit hours applicable to Athens State general education requirements

Have questions about the eligibility of your transfer credits? Feel free to reach out to our admissions team at or (256) 252-3216.

Management of Cybersecurity Operations student studying in the library.

Cybersecurity Careers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of cybersecurity professionals to grow a staggering 31% between 2019 and 2029, a much faster growth rate than the national average (4%).

Our BS in Management of Cybersecurity Operations can help you start a career in entry-level positions in:

  • Information assurance management
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Risk management
  • Security audits and compliance
  • Information assurance
  • Systems architecture

Fill out the form below to find out more about Athens State University’s transfer-friendly cybersecurity program.