Cybercrime Online Program

  • Bachelor of Science
  • College of Arts & Letters
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Degree completion

  • For students with some college credits
  • Complete at least 30 credits online from ODU

Full degree

  • A start-to-finish curriculum for students to earn a degree online from ODU
  • 30 credit hours minimum

Cybersecurity experts across the world agree: future professionals should have a diverse education. In ODU's online cybercrime bachelor's program, you'll take a diverse range of courses, including:

  • criminal justice,
  • computer science,
  • philosophy, and
  • information technology.

You'll gain a foundation in criminal justice, but that’s not all. You’ll also learn cybersecurity, cyber law, and digital forensics. Additionally, you’ll graduate with a basic introduction to information technology.

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in interdisciplinary studies with a major in cybercrime.

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  • Best Online Bachelor's in Cybersecurity, 2024

  • Best Online Bachelor's in Cybercrime, 2023 -

  • To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor's program requires 120 total credit hours. An internship is an optional part of the cybercrime curriculum.

    Talk with an enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

  • Employment of forensic science technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than average for all occupations. This includes those who specialize in computer-based crimes, such as forensic computer examiners and digital forensics analysts.
    — Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, April 2024

With this major, you'll be prepared for policy- and legal-driven careers related to cybercrime like the ones below.

Looking for a technology-driven career? Check out our online Cybersecurity bachelor's program.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

  • This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

    Already have college credits? Before you apply, our enrollment team can provide a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits will transfer to ODU.

    No matter where you're starting, we'll help you succeed from application to graduation.

  • ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

    Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.