As technology continues to play a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives, it’s critical to protect the technology that we use, including data, applications, networks, and devices. Cybersecurity careers allow individuals to help public and private organizations protect their information and assets from a broad range of cyberattacks. According to BLS (Bureau for Labor Statistics), information security job outlook is growing at 25 percent which is much faster than average.

The Cyber Security Program online is designed to be flexible and convenient to meet the needs of today’s students. Our online classroom allows you 24/7 access to your coursework when and where it’s convenient for you. We are non-profit, regionally accredited and nationally ranked as one of the best online bachelor’s programs by U.S. News and World Report

  • Eight-week terms with six start dates during the year
  • Learn from faculty with practitioner experience
  • Accept up to 90 transfer credits in transfer
  • Credit awarded for military experience


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Our graduates have rewarding careers throughout the United States and around the world. Join the ranks in careers such as:
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Cryptographer
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Security Auditor
  • Vulnerability Assessor
  • Penetration Tester
  • Network Security Analyst

Learn More About the Occupational Outlook for Cyber Security

2018 Median Yearly Pay
Available Jobs in 2016
Growth of Jobs 2016-2026


CRIMINAL JUSTICE – Cyber Security Program

Admissions Requirements

Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

Support Courses

Criminal Justice Core

Cyber Security Program

Wesleyan Studies

Wesleyan Studies is the general education curriculum at IW.

Learn more about the details of Wesleyan Studies


To graduate from the Cyber Security Program, you must:

  1. Complete all Wesleyan Studies, support, and major courses and requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0
  2. Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours, with at least 30 upper-level credits
  3. Complete at least 30 credit hours from Iowa Wesleyan University

All degree requirements are subject to change. Please see the current Undergraduate Course Catalog for degree requirements


Finance the Cyber Security Program By:

  • Federal Financial Aid
  • Military/Veteran’s Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Employer Assistance Programs
  • Payment Plans

Discover more details regarding options to finance your education at Financial Aid Information