Cybersecurity (computer science)

Bachelor of science University of Missouri-St. Louis
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Courses for this program are 100% online: no campus visits are required. Some online courses are synchronous. This means class lectures occur at certain times of the day/week and require the student to attend via online collaborative tools.

Successful completion of the program requires 120 credit hours of course work, which may include transfer credits from other regionally accredited institutions.

In addition to the 33 credit hours of core required course work, the BS cybersecurity degree with computer science emphasis requires 42-44 credit hours of emphasis specific course work. Thus, candidates for the BS in cybersecurity degree with computer science emphasis must complete a major program of 75-77 (33 core + 42-44 emphasis specific) credit hours of required courses.

Transfer students

The number of credits you need to take will depend on the type of previous credit earned and the institutions' accreditation and transfer equivalencies. The admissions office will determine your transfer credit once they receive your official transcripts and application. Visit the University of Missouri-St. Louis Course Equivalency site to determine credit equivalencies from courses taken at other institutions.

Course planner

The chart below shows the courses offered in this program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-St. Louis be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

  • Program authorized
  • Program authorized with stipulations
  • Program not authorized

Not authorized

Students residing in these states are not eligible to enroll in this program.

  • North Carolina

Authorized with stipulations

Students residing in these states may be eligible to enroll in this program, but certain stipulations exist.

  • Colorado

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This program is administered by the Department of Computer Science