Why ODU for a Cybercrime Program?

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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Required Courses

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.

Online Learning Environment

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.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$374 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

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

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Bright Outlook

Employment of forensic science technicians is projected to grow 11 percent from 2021 to 2031, 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, March 2023


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.

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How to Apply

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.

Get Guaranteed Admission to ODU

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

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.

Meet Your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

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