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Online Bachelor of Science in Information & Cybersecurity Technology

Learn In-Demand Skills To Defend Digital Systems

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Cybersecurity Concentration

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120 credit hours*

*Transfer credits may reduce number of hours

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$392 per credit hour, including technology fee

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Go From Tech Novice to ICT Expert

Modern organizations depend on technology experts who are trained to protect sensitive data, keep operations efficient, and maintain reliable cyberinfrastructure. You can become one of these tech experts as a student of ECU’s online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information & Cybersecurity Technology (ICT) degree completion program.

The ICT program offers a Cybersecurity concentration to help you specialize in this high-demand field. Upon graduation from the program, you’ll have gained career-focused skills and the preparation to sit for key certifications, such as Red Hat, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA Security+, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

To enroll, you must transfer at least 24 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

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Finish Your Degree Online at ECU

The online BS in ICT is a degree completion program that augments your prior academic learning and prepares you with applicable tech skills that today’s employers need.
During your time in the program, you’ll gain career-focused expertise in areas including:

  • Network fundamentals
  • Enterprise information security
  • Ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • Computer networking technology
  • Digital communication systems
  • Cloud fundamentals
  • Cyberinfrastructure security management

Discover Your Tech Career Potential

The online BS in ICT at ECU teaches the in-demand tech fundamentals that modern professionals need most while allowing you to further your marketability by preparing you to sit for key industry certifications.
Take a look at some potential job titles for the Cybersecurity concentration offered in ECU’s BS in ICT program:*

Security Architect

Average Annual Salary: $137,962


Average Annual Salary: $115,178

Penetration Tester

Average Annual Salary: $92,759

Cybersecurity Analyst

Average Annual Salary: $80,967

*Salary data from Payscale

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“We want our students to be prepared for the real world. I think the Information & Cybersecurity Technology program at ECU gives students a real advantage.”
– Dr. Philip Lunsford, Associate Professor

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Earn Your Degree Online

ECU is proud to offer incredible online experiences for students, and we’ve been recognized for it. Newsweek recently ranked ECU as the best online educator in North Carolina and one of the top 10 online educators in the entire country. Our flexible and accessible online learning platform allows you to earn your degree from wherever you want, whenever you want.

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You’re the Focus at ECU Online

On-campus learning doesn’t work for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you should sacrifice a robust student experience. That’s why our online programs are immersive, accessible, and tailored to the goals you’re determined to achieve.

Why Choose ECU?

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Our focus on individualized attention, student support, and career services ensures that you leave not only with academic proficiency but the tools for career advancement.

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ECU is more than a university—it’s a community. Even as an online student, you’ll benefit from a powerful network of peers and faculty who truly care about your success.

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While our roots are deep in North Carolina, our reputation extends far and wide. ECU’s stamp on your degree signifies quality and commitment, no matter where your career takes you.

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About ECU

ECU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and was the first university in North Carolina to offer online degrees. We’ve continued to enhance the online experience ever since. As an established institution in North Carolina, we pride ourselves on offering a student-first, community-centric experience that empowers graduates to complete their online degrees from a reputable institution that employers recognize.

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