BS in Computer Science – Cybersecurity
Spring Hill College
Full time, Part time
USD 22,820 / per year *
Earliest start date
* yearly tuition and fees
The Computer Science degree at Spring Hill College prepares students for careers in high-demand, high-paying fields — Cybersecurity Analyst, Software Development, and Data Science, to name a few.
With four concentrations (Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Data Science, and Computational Sciences), you’ll tailor your degree to best fit your interests and the opportunities in these fields.
The integration of the College’s Jesuit, Catholic liberal arts foundation brings a real-world perspective to the coursework for this new major. Students will learn how to utilize psychology to inform cybersecurity strategies in the Cybersecurity concentration as well as blending computer science with the social sciences through the Data Sciences concentration. The Computational Sciences concentration is designed to align the hard sciences like physics, math, and chemistry with computer science.
The Cybersecurity concentration focuses heavily on the expert skills needed for networking and security in the digital realm. With national security as a professional priority, this concentration will prepare you to enter one of the most in-demand career fields today. Opportunities in this field are skyrocketing, with projected job growth at 28 percent by 2026 (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
- At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high-quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
- We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship, or service.
- We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.
Scholarships and Funding
Starting in 2021, Spring Hill College tuition and fees are reduced from $41,868 to $21,100. Room and board will be reduced by $3,200.
This price reduction makes Spring Hill one of the most affordable private colleges in the country while retaining our reputation for providing a Jesuit, Catholic educational experience of the highest quality.
Apply for Financial Aid
The most important step for students who wish to apply for financial aid is to submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online and make sure to add Spring Hill College to your list of schools. Only by completing and submitting the FAFSA will you be considered for additional funding from Spring Hill and federal and state sources.
Built into the curriculum are key components of the current workplace, bringing another real-world focus to the program, including agile development, working with clients, and exposure to software development procedures and tools.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections for 2019-29, Security Analyst jobs are expected to grow by 31.2 percent, and Software Developer jobs are expected to grow by 21.5 percent. In addition, the need for students trained in cybersecurity is a national security priority, according to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies.