Cyber Security Options in IT

The Department of Information Technology offers the following Cyber Security programs supported by the Georgia Southern Center for Applied Cyber Security:

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Cyber Security Specialization

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Cyber Security Specialization curriculum includes the university’s core curriculum, as well as advanced courses in information technology and cyber security. Armstrong students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology have the option of completing their program or completing the requirements for the BSIT. Both degrees meet all of the requirements (knowledge units) for the NSA center of excellence program.

The Center for Applied Cyber Security supports all of the Cyber Security programs offered by Georgia Southern’s Department of Information Technology


DHS/NSA approved Knowledge Units

Center for Applied Cyber Education is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, 2016 to 2021.

  • Basic Data Analysis
  • Basic Scripting
  • Cyber Defense
  • Cyber Threats
  • Databases
  • Fundamental Security Design Principles
  • IA Compliance
  • IA Fundamentals
  • IA Standards
  • Intro to Cryptography
  • IT Systems Components
  • Life-Cycle Security
  • Network Defense
  • Network Technology and Protocols
  • Networking Concepts
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • Operating Systems Theory
  • Policy, Legal, Ethics, and Compliance
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Programming
  • Security Risk Analysis
  • Systems Administration

Last updated: 2/19/2020

Department of Information Technology • P.O. Box 8150 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • 912-478-4848