What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations, designated by the National Security Agency as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), prepares graduates for cyber-related occupations in defense, law enforcement, and private e curriculum includes both offensive and defensive cyber security content delivered within our state-of-the-art Cyber Virtual Learning Environment to ensure our students have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after they graduate. The BAS degree in Cyber Operations offers two degree tracks, both in-person and fully online: Engineering Track The Engineering Track is a deeply technical, interdisciplinary, security focused Computer Science program. The Engineering Track meets the National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) academic requirements. Defense & Forensics Track The Defense & Forensics Track is an interdisciplinary Cyber education program. The Defense & Forensics Track conforms to academic requirements from both the National Security Agency’s Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).

Which department am I in?

College of Applied Science and Technology (Formerly UA South)

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$36,600.00 per year
Application deadline

1 November 2020

Start date

24 August 2020, 13 January 2021

Venue

UA Pima Community College

Pima East,

8181 E. Irvington Rd,

TUCSON,

Arizona,

85709, United States

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$36,600.00 per year
Application deadline

1 November 2020

Start date

24 August 2020, 13 January 2021

Venue

UA Santa Cruz

2021 N Grand Ave,

NOGALES,

Arizona,

85721, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students who completed high school outside the U.S.

For international students

Students must have high school equivalent to USA and entry requirements vary from country to country.

As a 2+2 program partnering with community colleges and offering the second two years of the degree program only, this major has additional admission criteria. The Cyber Operations program requires a supplemental program application in addition to admission to The University of Arizona. The minimum entrance requirements include:

Minimum 2.5 GPA in your most recent 60 units
AAS degree or employment background in Cyber Operations or IT Security field

TOEFL iBT - 70

IELTS - 6.0

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 53

IB (English A – Higher Level) - 5 or higher

Cambridge English Scale (C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency) - 169

Cambridge GCSE, O Level or higher (English) - C or higher

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