The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional StudiesQueens Campus
*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).
Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org
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:
Cyber Security Systems and Technology: cryptanalysts, security administrators, security analysts, Web security administrators.Cyber Security Systems for Business: information security managers, information assurance consultants and business security systems analysts.Cyber Forensics: computer crime investigators, cyber law enforcement specialists, digital forensics specialists, forensic technology consultants, Internet forensics specialists, technology risk management professionals.
Students will be tutored by Top notch faculty and have access to state of the art technology and Labs.
Students can take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to employers and other professional and educational resources throughout the New York area. Students make New York their classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Any interested applicants should contact their St. John's academic adviser or Dr. Erald Troja, [email protected], Program Director for more info.
To learn more about our program, please visit our Cyber Security Center for Excellence page.
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 Campus
Program Coordinator[email protected]
(718) 990 3076
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:
B.S. In Cyber Security Systems (120 Credits)
Major Area Requirements 39 Credits
Major Area Electives
Common Core Requirements: 42 Credits
Liberal Arts Requirements: 18 Credits
Sample Four Year Plan