Bachelor of Science in Management of Cybersecurity Operations

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About the Online B.S. 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.

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Affordable Tuition

Cost per credit for the online bachelor’s in Cybersecurity Management and Operations is just $241 plus fees.

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

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

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83% of Athens State alumni are employed following graduation — outperforming average national employment rates.*

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Experienced Faculty

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

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Small Classes

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

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Because our tuition is affordable, our alumni typically recover the costs of their education within six years of graduation.*

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

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

*according to a 2019-20 Alabama economic impact study by Emsi Burning Glass

How to Apply

Students seeking admission to the the on-campus, hybrid, or online B.S. in Cybersecurity Management and 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.

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Cybersecurity Management and Operations 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 B.S. 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

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