Cyber Operations – Defense & Forensics

Cyber Operations – Defense & Forensics

Cyber Operations – Defense & Forensics

Bachelor of Applied Science

Join an in-demand career field. Our program gives you hands-on experience in Cyber Operations that you can apply to a position in defense, law enforcement, or private industry.

Students graduating with a degree in Cyber Operations are highly sought-after in today’s market.

Gain hands-on experience and relevant skills as you learn how to defend systems and networks as well as how to identify and apply techniques used in the collection and analysis of cyber-based evidence. Through an exclusive state-of-the-art virtual learning environment (VLE) called Cyberapolis, Cyber Operations majors attack and counterattack systems to learn about cyber vulnerabilities and how they can be exploited and defended. This is as close as it gets to the real world.

Our online students follow the Defense and Forensics track of Cyber Operations, which includes courses in Malware Threats & Analysis, Cyber Investigations, and Cyber Warfare.

The National Security Agency (NSA) has designated the University of Arizona’s Cyber Operations program as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO). With this designation, the University of Arizona joins an exclusive group of only 24 programs in the nation offering this prestigious degree.

The Cyber Operations program meets the most demanding academic standards and technical requirements, ensuring that you will develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to succeed after graduating.

Career Options Include:

  • Computer Network Defender
  • OC Analyst/Operator
  • Incident Responder
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
Career Level:
Bachelor of Applied Science