Immaculata University Expands Cybersecurity Program to Offer Associate Degree

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IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY, PAImmaculata University is expanding its associate degree offerings to include the Associate of Science in Cybersecurity.

“Immaculata University currently offers a robust Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. Based upon market need, we are expanding the offering in cybersecurity to include an associate degree. Our associate degree programs have proven to be popular for students wanting to delve into an academic field or expand their career options,” states Angela Tekely, Ed.D., vice president for academic affairs and provost. “These new associate degrees prepare students for in-demand careers or to continue their education.”

By researching the latest cybersecurity trends regarding threats and countermeasures, students in the A.S. in cybersecurity program will explore global threats; understand best practices to prevent and safeguard organizations; create policies to improve cybersecurity; and identify how technology affects cybersecurity. In addition, content will also focus on legal and ethical concepts within the industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects cybersecurity analyst jobs to increase 31% through 2029, which is more than seven times the average projected employment growth for all occupations. With the 63-credit associate program, students enjoy a flexible schedule, with most courses available online.

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Immaculata University’s associate degree programs are ideal for students. Tuition is $250 per credit and may seamlessly transfer into the B.S. in cybersecurity. Throughout the program, students receive the individual attention they need to be successful

Immaculata offers 12 additional associate degrees available in the humanities, science and business. For more information on any of these programs, please email [email protected].

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