Bachelor of Science Degrees in Security

Compare 2 Bachelors of Science in Security

Colleges and universities award bachelor’s degrees to students who complete specific coursework in their defined field of study. One might assume a BSc, or a Bachelor of Science, refers to a degree related to a scientific discipline, but many of branches of knowledge unrelated to science may award a BSc.

What is a BSc in Security? Students who pursue this degree enter a world of fighting cybercrime using the latest technology and cyber security techniques. They learn how to protect people from identity and data theft, as well as secure business and government networks, data and information. Graduates learn how to identify network vulnerabilities, taking action before those vulnerabilities are compromised.

Security students typically practice analytical and organizational skills in order to conduct successful digital forensics investigations. They also can develop a strong sense of ethics, understanding that they deal daily with private and personal information.

Obtaining a BSc in Security typically takes the average student four years to complete, attending school full time. Every experience is different, however, and some students may finish sooner or take longer to earn their degree. Cost of tuition depends on the type of university attended, private, public or online.

A graduate with a BSc in Security can take many career paths. They can become enterprise system security architects, system security analysts and designers, and IT systems forensics consultants and investigators. They may work in companies large and small, since all require complex computer networks to conduct everyday business. Graduates may also decide to seek careers in digital law enforcement at the local, state and federal level, investigating cyber crimes and catching those who commit them.

Colleges and universities around the world offer a BSc in Security. Online educational institutions also offer the degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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BSc in Criminology/ Security Studies

Kwararafa University
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Wukari

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]

BScs in Security. Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Vision To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant. Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. Research Focus/Linkages The University is presently developing linkage programs with other Institutions and Universities around the world. The focus of research is in the areas: Peace and Conflict Resolution Food Science and Technology Mathematics Education Heritage Studies and Eco-Tourism The... [-]

BSc Security Studies

Leiden University
Campus Full time 3 - 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

In the English-taught bachelor Security Studies, you will study contemporary century security challenges in a complex world. You will analyse these challenges at all levels from various perspectives and learn to formulate strategies by looking at real-life security practices. This will develop your knowledge and skills to address security issues. [+]

Security challenges such as terrorism and cybercrime rank among the most pressing issues of our time. In the Bachelor’s in Security Studies you study 21st century security challenges and learn to devise strategic solutions for a complex world.

Why study Security Studies?

International terrorism, cybercrime, natural disasters and other issues affect the security and safety of millions each day. In Security Studies you learn to unravel security challenges by focusing on the political, historical and societal context in which they arise, as well as the effect of governance, institutions, and the media. You gain an academic perspective, and the ability to think critically about complex issues while taking all relevant factors of specific security challenges into account.... [-]