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Boise State Online Cybersecurity Programs

Boise State University’s online Cyber Operations and Resilience undergraduate and graduate programs prepare you for a purposeful career. In our increasingly interconnected world, skilled cyber professionals are vital to the safety of our economy, government and society.

  • Gain practical knowledge, industry credentials and applicable skills to be job-ready.
  • Learn how to create holistic resilience across people, processes and technology.
  • No engineering, computer science or math background is required to be successful.

Commended by cyber industry leaders

Cybersecurity student, Kris Pruett, standing in front of a sign that reads "The World's Most Secure Printing"

“Boise State’s curricula is entrenched in a real-world, practical approach which prepares students to meet the challenges of a cyber career head-on. I look forward to introducing Boise State’s first crop of graduates into the companies I advise and support.”

—Kim L. Jones, Founder and Managing Director of Ursus Security, LLC

“The key to this powerful new program lies in its ability to develop a focused curriculum that provides needed skill sets that they can use from day one. uCORe is geared to instruct and produce cybersecurity professionals.”

—Stanley R. Jarocki, Vice President of MUFG Union Bank

Online Cybersecurity Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience is for students with an AA, AS or no prior college credits. The program features multiple start dates throughout the year, part- or full-time schedules and personal support from application to graduation.

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Undergraduate Emphasis Areas

Bachelor of Applied Science, Cyber Operations Essentials Emphasis

The Bachelor of Applied Science, Cyber Operations Essentials Emphasis is designed for students with an AAS or some technical associate credits.

This option provides the same cyber bachelor’s degree content and allows you to leverage up to 47 of your technical credits earned at another accredited institution.

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Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies, Cyber Operations Management Emphasis

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies, Cyber Operations Management Emphasis goes beyond the skill sets needed to work in the cyber industry by teaching the management and communication skills required to lead.

Combine the cyber emphasis with a unique interdisciplinary professional studies curriculum, which helps students create mindful, collaborative and productive relationships and become reflective and adaptive learners.

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Undergraduate Certificates

Cyber Operations Certificate

Prepare to be a successful cybersecurity professional by learning the fundamental principles of secure design, computational thinking, cloud computing, python programming and more. Ideal for students who are new to the cyber field.

Add it to a bachelor’s degree or pursue the certificate as a stand-alone credential.

Complete the 12-credit certificate in as few as two semesters.

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Applied Computing, Systems and Network Certificate

Prepare to be a successful cybersecurity professional by learning the fundamental principles of secure design, computational thinking, cloud computing, python programming and more. Ideal for students who are new to the cyber field.

Add it to a bachelor’s degree or pursue the certificate as a stand-alone credential.

Complete the 12-credit certificate in as few as two semesters.

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Master's Degrees

Accelerated Master of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience

The Accelerated Master of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience allows selected undergraduate students to begin their graduate coursework while earning their cyber bachelor’s degrees.

The graduate coursework students complete in this program can be used to satisfy requirements in both their undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Master of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience

Earn industry credentials and graduate certificates to advance your career before graduation.

Online, asynchronous courses and part- or full-time schedules help you earn a graduate degree without pressing pause on the rest of your life.

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Graduate Certificates

Analyst and Threat Intelligence Certificate

Understand threats, detect and protect from cyber warfare and manage conflicts. Add it to a master’s degree or pursue the certificate as a stand-alone credential.

Complete this nine-credit program in as few as two semesters.

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Resilience Engineering Certificate

Create resilient systems, design networks and build code and architecture. Add it to a master’s degree or pursue the certificate as a stand-alone credential.

Complete this nine-credit program in as few as two semesters.

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Governance Policy Administration Certificate

Learn risk management, law, ethics, governance and compliance as it applies to the cyber industry. Add it to a master’s degree or pursue the certificate as a stand-alone credential.

Complete this nine-credit program in as few as two semesters.

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CORe Learning Lab

The Cyber Operations and Resilience (CORe) Learning Lab is an online environment for gaining hands-on experience with information technology and cybersecurity tools, techniques and processes related to your future career.

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We're here to help!

From deciding if an online degree is right for you to determining what credits transfer from previous schools, talking to a student success coach is the best place to start.

Contact the Undergraduate Cyber Operations and Resilience Student Success Coach
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Cyber In The News

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Meet Quentin Samuels, Cyber Operations and Resilience Adjunct Faculty