Online Bachelor's Degree in Cyber Security
The B.S. in Cybersecurity is a completely online Kennesaw State University degree offered at the eMajor tuition rate of $199 per credit hour. This program is an affordable, high-demand, post-secondary degree that addresses the workplace and cybersecurity needs of Georgia and beyond.
The program will deliver a technically-focused, security-related curriculum designed to specifically address the fast growing cybersecurity sector.
The interdisciplinary nature of the Cybersecurity program allows potential students to develop deep technological skills; an understanding of the business, managerial, and administrative elements of cybersecurity; and an awareness of cybercrime issues.
Completing the Cybersecurity degree through eMajor will automatically earn students a minor in Information Technology. Two additional minors are available, and those requirements are listed on the KSU website.
Both the eMajor program and additional minors will be offered completely online, allowing students the convenience and flexibility to take courses from where they want, when they want.
Why KSU Online?
The Kennesaw State University Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development is home to the the state’s only undergraduate degree in cybersecurity. Our internationally recognized faculty and multiple industry partnerships mean KSU graduates will be uniquely equipped with the knowledge, skills, and a credential to launch them into a promising career in the cybersecurity industry.
The admissions process at Kennesaw State University is the same for all students regardless of their decision to pursue online or on-campus learning. Students are required to meet the same standards and submit the same documentation. Admission requirements vary by student type. Please visit the KSU Office of Undergraduate Admissions for specific requirements.
For questions about the admissions process, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions admissions at the information below:
Students may complete their General Education requirements at Kennesaw State University through traditional on-campus, KSU-Online, or eCore courses. Kennesaw State University welcomes transfer students from the USG’s two-year colleges, state colleges and universities, and other nationally accredited institutions.
The B.S. in Cybersecurity is an eMajor degree and begins after the General Education requirements for areas A-F are satisfied. The eMajor program begins at Upper Division Major Requirements, listed below.
Upper Division Technical Core (12 Credit Hours)
Upper Division Security Core (21 Credit Hours)
Capstone (3 Credit Hours)
- CYBR 4810 - Cyber Defense
All BS-CYBER students are required to take a minimum of 9 credit hours as an upper-level specialization. They must choose one of the following tracks and complete all of the courses listed. The options are:
Systems Security Track
Network Security Track
Cyber Crime Track
Note: requires CRJU 1101 as Area E requirement, otherwise students take as a Free Elective
- CYBR 3305 - Technology and Criminal Justice
- CYBR 4305 - Technology and Cyber Crime
- CYBR 4350 - Management of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery
- OR CYBR 4853 - Computer Forensics
Major Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Students should choose 9 credit hours from the following:
Free Electives (6 - 7 Credit Hours)
- Any course(s) in the university curriculum.
Information Technology Minor (Embedded)
Criminal Justice Minor (9 + 3 Credit Hours)
Crisis Preparedness Minor (9 + 3 Credit Hours)
To request further information about the BS in Cybersecurity at Kennesaw State University, please contact:
Unlike other USG eMajor degrees, courses in the BS in Cybersecurity degree are not housed in GoVIEW but are hosted in Desire2Learn (D2L) through KSU Online. Please see the KSU website for information related to current students, including tutoring resources, advising information, course schedules, academic calendars, etc.