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 within 2 years. 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, Electronic Technology, 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
Is Free College In Your Future Plans?

500X330 – AAS 500x330 Sign up for the fall 2022 semester to earn an associate degree from University of St. Thomas-Houston, and students can receive their second semester free of charge, books excluded. Students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester, and then their spring 2023 semester will be free! 

Also, Texans who complete a FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid) application and are Pell grant eligible won’t pay tuition in the fall semester because financial aid covers their education. 

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