Associate of Applied Science in Cyber Security degree at University of St. Thomas - HoustonIn an increasingly digital world, data is currency. Organizations rely on cybersecurity professionals to protect their digital assets from damage or theft. Houston is a growing technology hub, one of the top 10 U.S. cities for computer, engineering and information architecture jobs.

In the 100% online Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program at UST, you’ll learn all the skills you need to begin or excel in a career in computer network administration.

While it can take 4 years or longer to earn a bachelor’s degree, you can complete coursework on your schedule and earn your associate degree in just over 2 years (60-hours in 5 semesters). You’ll complete the program empowered with in-demand skills for rewarding tech jobs.

This is a 60-hour program, with each course representing 3 credit hours. Dual credit opportunities are available for Cybersecurity, Drug and Alcohol Counseling, General Business and Networking Technology.

Start Your Tech Career Sooner

With an online associate degree as opposed to a four-year bachelor’s degree, you can start your career in technology sooner. The program will prepare you for a variety of careers, including:

  • Cloud administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Network designer
  • Network manager
  • Network security administrator
  • Network technician
  • Systems support technician

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*Please note: This is an online program and international students cannot maintain or obtain F-1 student visa status or I-20 form through this program.