Why ODU for Cybersecurity?

There is a large and ever-growing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals who can protect computer systems, networks, and online data from attack and compromise.

In this unique interdisciplinary program, you will learn to troubleshoot and to identify potential security lapses through lectures, computer lab sessions and opportunities to participate in research projects.

You'll also learn how to collect forensic evidence in prosecution of cybercrime or maintenance of network security.

To examine the multi-faceted and interdisciplinary nature of cybersecurity, you'll have the option of taking courses from:

  • computer engineering
  • computer science
  • criminal justice
  • engineering management
  • information technology
  • modeling and simulation engineering
  • philosophy

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Required Courses

ODU's cybersecurity curriculum includes calculus, physics, and a number of computer engineering and computer science courses that require good math skills.

To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor’s degree requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have academic credits that will transfer. The curriculum sheet below can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

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$352 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$389 per credit hour

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

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2018 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Careers in Cybersecurity

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

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

Finish your degree with us. We offer the upper division (300 and 400 level) courses for this degree program. Work with an enrollment coordinator to review your credits from other higher education institutions. Then you can apply toward a degree from ODU.

Get guaranteed admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. By applying, you will be assured admission at ODU for the completion of your degree.

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Meet your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

Name
Liza King
Job Title
Enrollment Coordinator
Phone Number
1-800-968-2638

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Daphne Bell
Job Title
Enrollment Coordinator
Phone Number
1-800-968-2638