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BS in Cybersecurity Career Outlook

Build Your Technical Expertise for In-Demand Cybersecurity Careers

Get marketable tech skills

Enter a high-growth industry

Launch a successful career in cybersecurity with an online bachelor’s degree from The American Women’s College of Bay Path University. You’ll graduate prepared to keep valuable data secure, making you an asset in all types of organizations.

  • Computer and information technology employment is projected to grow 15% from 2021 to 20311
  • The online BS in Cybersecurity is designed to deliver foundational cybersecurity knowledge and specialized training in a chosen major area
  • Bay Path University has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity for Cyber Defense through 2027 for its Digital Forensics and Incident Response program

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Explore Cybersecurity Careers and Salaries

Cybersecurity Engineer $99,965 per year2

Information Assurance Analyst $82,858 per year3

Network Security Manager $96,352 per year4

Risk Manager $92,345 per year5

Excel in a Growing Industry

In our digitally connected world, every business relies on cybersecurity professionals to identify, evaluate, and manage potential data threats. The skills you gain in the online BS in Cybersecurity program will allow you to enter the cybersecurity field as a trained expert, ready to succeed in a wide range of roles.

By Graduation, You’ll Have Skills to:

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Programming languages
  • Computer networking
  • Data privacy principles
  • Applied computing
  • Research and writing for IT

Enjoy Lifelong Dedication to Your Career Success

You can always find the support you need to take the next step in your career whenever you need it. The Sullivan Career and Life Planning Center is here to help you from the day you enroll to the day you retire.

Chart Your Path

Work one-on-one with a member of the career success team to explore majors and careers and learn how to land mentoring opportunities.

Use Career-Enhancing Technologies

Connect to Handshake for online access to jobs and internships and to Standout, a video platform, to prepare for interviews.

Get Career Coaching

Work with your career coach on job search strategies, resume and cover letter writing, interview practice, and salary negotiation.

Get Connected

TAWC facilitates networking opportunities between students and their peers, professors, professionals, and alumni.

Choose from 3 Majors

Choose from three focused cybersecurity majors to complete coursework designed to help you qualify for the job you want.

BS in Cybersecurity: Digital Forensics and Incident Response

Learn to identify and investigate cybercrime by developing skills for leveraging cutting-edge digital forensic tools and techniques.

BS in Cybersecurity: Information Assurance

Build the skills to protect digital infrastructure and help organizations keep valuable information secure.

BS in Cybersecurity: Risk Management

Gain the expertise you need to identify, evaluate, and manage threats to digital assets with courses in project management and crisis management.


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  3. Payscale. “Average Information Assurance Analyst Salary.” Retrieved from
  4. Payscale. “Average Network Security Manager Salary.” Retrieved from
  5. Payscale. “Average Risk Manager Salary.” Retrieved from
  6. Statista. “Technology Markets Insights. Cybersecurity – Worldwide.” Retrieved from