Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (BSCY) is a four-year program with 136 credit hours towards graduation. It prepares students to deal with computer viruses, malware, and scams, and to protect personal privacy and organizational data from hackers and cyber criminals by setting policies and controls of ethics and risk management. Students learn how to create, operate, analyze, and penetrate computer systems and networks to ensure their security.

The BSCY curriculum has been designed with input from cybersecurity experts to meet the recent ABET1 Accreditation Criteria and ACM/IEEE2 guidelines for cybersecurity programs. It includes multiple industry-recognized certifications that are built into the curriculum to support the students’ résumés.

Program tracks

  1. Ethical Hacking (Web Applications Hacking, Network Hacking)
  2. Computer Forensics (Network Forensics, Mobile Forensics, and Analysis)

Program Mission

To graduate professionals, leaders, and entrepreneurs equipped with adequate knowledge and technical skills of international standards in the field of Cybersecurity.

Why Choose Cybersecurity Program at Dar Al-Hekma University

The BSCY program at Dar Al-Hekma University provides students with a world-class education in an interactive environment that allows for an unparalleled individualized learning experience.

Career Prospects

  • Information Security Officers
  • Cybersecurity Specialists
  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Ethical Hacking Specialists
  • Computer Forensics Specialists
  • Project Managers
  • Information Technology Specialists

1Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
2(ACM/IEEE): Association for Computing Machinery / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Located in the heart of the metropolitan city of Jeddah, Dar Al-Hekma is one of Saudi Arabia's leading teaching and research universities for young women. Since its opening in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma is de ... Read More

Located in the heart of the metropolitan city of Jeddah, Dar Al-Hekma is one of Saudi Arabia's leading teaching and research universities for young women. Since its opening in 1999, Dar Al-Hekma is dedicated to endowing its pupils with the skills and knowledge they need to flourish and succeed in a rapidly changing world.?? Read less