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Illinois Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Information Technology - STEM Designated
Illinois Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Information Technology - STEM Designated

Chicago, USA

129 Hours

English

Full time

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USD 48,670 *

On-Campus

* for 18 credit hours for the academic year 2022–2023 I $29,628 for Mies Campus

Introduction

The cross-disciplinary Bachelor of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Information Technology program places an emphasis on cybersecurity, technology, management, compliance, and legal issues. Experienced information technology professionals and those new to the field can prepare to become cybersecurity and information technology practitioners, investigators, managers, and leaders in one of the fastest-growing job sectors. Gain a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity and information technology, as well as additional mathematical skills to prepare for research and entry into the Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program.

Study information security, information assurance, ethical hacking, vulnerability analysis, and control, securing databases, steganography, mobile device forensics, operating system security, business continuity response, disaster recovery, legal and ethical issues, auditing, evidence, and intrusion detection. Work with forensic tools and techniques used to investigate and analyze network-related incidents and preserve digital evidence.

Program Overview

The cross-disciplinary Bachelor of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Information Technology program places an emphasis on cybersecurity, technology, management, compliance, and legal issues. Develop the mathematical skills needed to prepare for research and entry into the Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program.

North American Defense and Security Academic Alliance (NADSAA)

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) North American Defense and Security Academic Alliance (NADSAA) exists as a collaborative information-based enterprise dedicated to strengthening and normalizing relationships between the two commands and academic institutions. This relationship stimulates and develops new thinking, examines cross-organizational solutions, and helps cultivate future generations of Defense and Security practitioners.

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Illinois Institute of Technology as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Why Illinois Tech is one of the best value universities in the country

As an Illinois Tech student, you’ll automatically be considered for our university’s generous institutional scholarships. On average, this adds up to a savings of $107,472 on tuition and housing for every student during your four years at Illinois Tech ($134,340 for five years, based on fall 2021 figures).

We’re committed to dramatically reducing the cost of your degree, so you can focus on learning at one of the most dynamic and innovation-driven universities in the country.

Want some more great reasons?

  • On top of our institutional scholarship, on average, Illinois Tech awards our students an additional $34,412 each in need-based tuition aid over four years ($43,015 for five years). (among FAFSA filers, fall 2021)
  • We’re the #44 Best Value School in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 98% of our students receive some form of financial aid
  • The mean starting salary of our undergraduates is $63,938

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