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Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Online

Cybercrime poses a continuing and evolving challenge for government agencies, healthcare and educational institutions, and businesses of all sizes. American Public University’s (APU) Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity will build your capacity to face this enemy, building your understanding of cyber defense, cyber operations, cyber exploitations, cyber intelligence, cyber crime, cyber forensics, and cyber law.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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APU is part of American Public University System, which has been designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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For undergraduate programs with APU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.


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APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Leading-Edge Learning

APU’s program aims to prepare you for the rigors of protecting people and assets from the consequences of a cyberattack. Course topics include hardening operating systems, securing databases, cryptography concepts, biometrics, and cyber warfare.

Essential Know-How

Develop the knowledge to strategically assess, plan, design, and implement effective cybersecurity defenses for public and private sectors.

Collaborative Learning

You will study alongside APU’s unique group of peer working professionals representing government, military, public sector, and public safety communities.

Real-World Perspective

Faculty provide an engaging learning environment, sharing their practical knowledge from government agencies, the military, technology firms, and Fortune 500 companies.

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