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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with dual degree option for MS (Cybersecurity)

BS in Information Technology/ MS (Cybersecurity) Dual Degree

Two marketable degrees. Two dynamic industries. One big leap forward for your career.

That's the formula for Excelsior College's online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with dual degree option for MS (Cybersecurity concentration).

A national leader in adult education and workforce development since 1971, Excelsior designs educational solutions for working adults. We provide a superior education in a format that works for busy adults.

Excelsior's flexible online information technology BS / MS dual degree program allows you to:

  • Balance school with work and family commitments. You'll take online classes from your own computer at the times that are convenient for you.
  • Graduate in less time by satisfying many degree requirements in advance. Excelsior grants maximum transfer credit for approved courses from other accredited colleges, military programs, and industry-accredited training programs.
  • Save money by taking advantage of Excelsior's reasonable tuition and flexible payment plans.

A Cybersecurity Master's Degree Pays Big Career Dividends

As a nonprofit, accredited college, Excelsior upholds high academic standards. We developed our cybersecurity master's degree program in conjunction with industry leaders, and all course materials are constantly reviewed and revised to ensure they reflect the most current best practices.

You'll work with accomplished professors who have years of cybersecurity experience, gaining practical expertise in areas such as:

  • IT risk assessment
  • Information assurance
  • Communication security
  • Project management
  • Digital crime and cyber attacks
  • Ethical and legal issues in cybersecurity

Demand for cybersecurity leaders exists in nearly every industry, including government, so a cybersecurity master's degree can provide a huge boost to your career and income potential.

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BS / MS Information Technology Degree Credit Requirements

BS / MS Information Technology Degree Credit Requirements

The BSIT/MS program requires a total of 151 credits. Students are awarded their bachelor's degree by completing 60 credits in the arts and sciences component, 48 credits in the information technology component, and 10 credits in the additional credit component. Students achieve graduate status after completion of the 6-credit bridg