Online Network Security Degree Programs

Online network security degree programs, information systems security and cyber security programs have grown in demand in the field of computer science and technology.

This increase has been partly due to increased, frequent and more sophisticated attacks on computer networks, Internet and information systems.

As part of their responsibilities for computer system efficiency, network administrators must ensure security and disaster recovery. They must have systems in place to defend their networks against the increasing threats from scams, fraud, espionage, and other cyber crimes.

Computer network security specialists plan, coordinate, and maintain information security. They install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, assess threats, and respond to attacks. They may also be responsible for educating other computer users about network security and the measures they can take to prevent problems.

Other job titles involved in cyber security include network security technicians, network security analysts, and network applications supervisors and managers. Thus the training to effectively perform these roles can be achieved by undertaking an online network security degree or information systems security degree.

Online and campus-based degree and certificate programs in network security provide the training individuals need to specialize in this in-demand field.

Featured Online Colleges offering Networking and Related Courses

Strayer University

  • Bachelor of Science - IT: Cyber Security Technology
  • Bachelor of Science - IT: Enterprise Security Technology
  • Bachelor of Science - IT: Internetworking Technology
  • Bachelor of Science - IT: Networking Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems - Cyber Security Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems - Homeland Security Management
  • MSIS: Enterprise Network Management
  • MSIS: Computer Security Management

University of Phoenix

  • A.A. in Information Technology/Network Support
  • BS in Information Technology - Information System Security

Kaplan University

  • BSIT/ Applied Technology Track- Network Administration
  • BS in Information Technology - Information Security and Forensics


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