New education programs to put you on the leading edge of cyber defense

Now more than ever, Cybersecurity is on everyone’s mind from avoiding personal identity theft to preventing malicious attacks on your organization’s network to protecting the country from cyber-terrorism. Excelsior College offers several online certificate and degree programs in Cybersecurity that prepare students for employment with companies and organizations that need cyber security professionals.

Students are able to access these online certificate and degree programs from the internet anywhere, 24x7. This flexible academic schedule allows you take courses at a time of day that works for your schedule allowing you to overcome barriers to achieving your personal, professional, and academic success.

This degree aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills about the technologies and techniques necessary to monitor, maintain, and protect technology networks as well as detect, analyze, and respond to cyber attacks.

Featured Programs

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Program curriculum includes:

  • Cyberattacks and Defenses
  • Cyber Security and Defense in Depth
  • Computer Forensics
  • Governance Legal and Compliance
  • Network and Application Security
  • Security Focused Risk Management
  • Secure Software Development and Analysis

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Program curriculum includes:

  • Information Assurance
  • Communication Security
  • Project Management
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Cybersecurity
    Leadership and Communications in Cybersecurity

EPCE also sponsors

The National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College is an academic and research center based in Washington, DC dedicated to assisting government, industry, military, and academic sectors to meet the challenges in cybersecurity policy, technology, and education. The NCI team is comprised of experts from government, education, industry, military and the non-profit sector. These leaders have developed a cutting edge cyber security academic venue that is certified to meet the National Security Agency (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) training standards. For more information, visit