Prepare for careers in small, medium, and Fortune 500 corporations as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in different cyber security fields by earning a 120-credit Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Security Systems at St. John's
As our reliance on computers increases and technology grows more sophisticated, the need for cyber security experts becomes critical to protect users and keep personal information out of the hands of hackers and cyber criminals.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the computer security field is rapidly growing. Private and public employers are expected to add 286,600 new computer security jobs over the next ten years.
You can prepare for this exciting field by earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Security Systems at St. John's. Offered by the Collins College of Professional Studies, this 120-credit program prepares students for career opportunities in small, medium, and Fortune 500 corporations as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in different cyber security fields, including:
Graduates of the B.S. in Cyber Security Systems program should, within a few years of graduation:
Graduates of the program will have an ability to:
Students receive solid foundations in mathematics and programming as well as in computing and Cyber Security course work. Fundamental topics are covered in each of the following area
Students also may take a minor in conjunction with the B.S. Degree in Cyber Security Systems. The following minors may be of special interest to students majoring in this program:
For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:
Admission Office - Queens Campus718-990-2000[email protected]
As of May 16, 2022, and through academic year 2027, St. John’s University is designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE).
The Cyber Security Systems B.S. program is Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org
94.7% of the graduates are either employed and/or continuing their graduate education within 6 months
Fall Semester (15 credits)
Spring Semester (15 credits)
*CSS1008 or higher, or DFR1002 or higher, or internship (CSS 1091)
Any interested applicants may contact us regarding any part of the admissions process or with questions regarding the program.
*As of Jan 28, 2022 the B.S. program in Cyber Security Systems at St. John’s University is validated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Program of Study (PoS) in Cybersecurity through academic year 2027.*Furthermore, as of May 16, 2022, and through academic year 2027, St. John’s University is designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE).
Explore opportunities at St. John's with our pathway generator.
Earn your dual degree from St. John's University!
Earn your dual degree from St. John's University
The A.S. program offers a unique opportunity to continue your studies into our B.S. of Cyber Security Systems program, which is accredited by ABET, furthermore the program's curriculum is approved by National Security Agency as a Center of Academic Excellence.
The central goal of the Associate Degree in Cyber Security Systems in the Collins College of Professional Studies is to prepare students to either to move on to a 4-year degree program such as the Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security Systems, or to another related 4-year degree program at St. John’s University such as Computer Science, and/or Information Technology.
The Office of Student Financial Services is committed to providing students and their families with the information they need to navigate and understand the financial aid and payment process.
St. John’s offers a free online application for all 100+ undergraduate programs, and graduate applications carry a low cost for most programs.