What will I learn?

Hawai`i Pacific University offers the Associate of Science degree in Cybersecurity to students enrolled through College of Professional Studies (CPS) (Off-Campus/Military Campus Programs)upon completion of 60 semester hours of required and elective subjects. The AS in Cybersecurity will allow students to obtain the basic foundational goals in computer security and networking. In addition to offering classroom-based instruction, HPU makes the AS in Cybersecurity degree program available entirely online through CPS's Off-Campus/Military Campus Programs.


Students who earn the Associate of Science in Cybersecurity will:

  1. Apply fundamental concepts of functions, relations, sets, and counting strategies in problem-solving to address data breaches including application, information, and network security.
  2. Implement continuous network monitoring and provide real-time security solutions.
  3. Develop solutions for networking and data security problems.
  4. Explain the concepts of confidentiality, availability, and integrity in Information Assurance.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate use of fundamental programming constructs and data types.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (60 hours)

Tuition fees
US$29,520.00 per year
USD $14,760 per semester (Fall/Spring); USD $1,230 per credit hour
Start date

10 January 2022


Hawaii Pacific University

1 Aloha Tower Drive,



96813, United States

Online/Distance (60 hours)

Tuition fees
US$28,800.00 per year
USD $14,400 per semester (Fall/Spring). This fee is for 2020-2021 year and it may be subject to change in the coming year.
Start date

10 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are preferred to have a 3.0 GPA or above in high school college preparatory courses. High school courses: In preparation for undertaking academic studies at the University, it is recommended that applicants have completed at a minimum the following courses: 4 years English; 4 years History or Social Science; 3 years Mathematics; 2 years Science. Students who have taken the Advanced Placement Examinations of the College Board (AP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) should have the official results forwarded to the Office of Admission.

For international students

Students are preferred to have a high school and should include grades/scores for each subject.

English Language Score:

TOEFL (IBT): Score- 70; TOEFL (ITP): Score- 500; IELTS: Score- 6.0; Cambridge: Score- 169; PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) – 48; ELS Centers: Level- 110; Duolingo: 95. Application Deadline for fall: 15-Jan.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.