Arizona Cybersecurity Degree Programs

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Arizona State University Online Master of Computer Science - Cybersecurity
Learn to protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality and non-repudiation through protection, detection and reaction practices.
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Grand Canyon University Online MS in Cybersecurity
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Grand Canyon University Online BS in Cybersecurity
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Arizona Cybersecurity Degrees Overview

Arizona has eight different universities and colleges with 10 different cybersecurity degrees that have been recognized as National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE). There are also multiple online cybersecurity degrees in Arizona, including online undergraduate and graduate options from Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University.

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Are there NSA CAE designated cyber security degrees in Arizona?

Yes. Here is a list of Arizona universities that are NSA CAE Designated Institutions and have a cybersecurity degree.

Are there online Cybersecurity degrees in Arizona?

Yes, there are multiple cybersecurity programs online in Arizona. Arizona State University has an online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Networking and Computer Security as well as a MCS (Masers in Computer Science with Cybersecurity focus). Grand Canyon University has online BS and MS in Cybersecurity degrees.

Considering NSA CAE designated institutions for cyber security in Arizona

The programs offered by these schools showcase the advanced curriculum that follows strict cybersecurity guidelines set by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Schools can be found in cities such as Tempe, Phoenix, and Glendale, as well as numerous opportunities in the cybersecurity industry regardless of professional experience.

The neighboring major public university that offers an online program is the University of Arizona Enterprise Security Certificate from the Eller College of Management.

Each course takes eight weeks to complete, with two courses taken each full semester, meaning it will take around six months to complete the full program. Courses that are taken to gain the certificate are Information Security in the Public and Private Sectors, Information Security Risk Management, and Systems Security Management. This program quickly helps students gain new skills and techniques for their next job.

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Master's in Cyber Security Degrees in Arizona

The University of Arizona also has two Master's programs that are available online for maximum convenience and flexibility for students. First is the Master's degree in Cybersecurity that requires 33 credit hours to complete, and there is an option to complete a concentration in Information Systems or Physical Systems.

Students will gain the skills of preventing and managing security attacks, conduct forensic testing and determine which areas are vulnerable to future threats, and utilizing data analytics to gain an advantage over attackers. The core courses and information systems tracks takes eight weeks to complete each course, and the Physical Systems courses take 16 weeks each.

List of the best cyber security degrees in Arizona

Undergraduate Cybersecurity Degrees

Click to view all online Associate and Bachelor in Cyber Security degrees that are taking applications.

School Program City
Arizona State University
☑ CAE
B.S.E. in Computer Systems Engineering: Cybersecurity Tempe
Cochise College
Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity Douglas
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
☑ CAE
Bachelor of Science in Cyber Intelligence and Security Prescott
Estrella Mountain Community College
☑ CAE
Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Avondale
Pima Community College
Associate of Applied Science in Computer Programmer / Analyst: Cyber Operations Programming Concentration Tucson
Pima Community College
Associate of Applied Science in Computer Systems Administration / Networking: Cyber Security Focus Tucson
University of Advancing Technology
☑ CAE
Bachelor of Science in Technology Forensics Tempe
University of Advancing Technology
☑ CAE
Bachelor of Science in Technology Forensics Tempe
University of Advancing Technology
☑ CAE
Bachelors of Science in Network Security Tempe
University of Arizona
☑ CAE
Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Cyber Operations Sierra Vista

Arizona Graduate Cybersecurity Degrees

School Program Admissions
Pace University Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity Website
Maryville University Master of Science in Cybersecurity Website
University of California, Berkeley Master’s in Cybersecurity Website
University of West Florida Online Master's in Cybersecurity Website
Syracuse University Master of Science in Cybersecurity Website
Arizona State University Online Master of Computer Science - Cybersecurity Website
Utica University Online MS in Cybersecurity Website
Fairleigh Dickinson University Master of Science in Cyber and Homeland Security Website
Stevens Institute of Technology Master of Science in Computer Science Website
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Click to view all online Graduate level Cyber Security degrees (Master and Doctorate) that are taking applications.

School Program City
Arizona State University
☑ CAE
M.S. in Computer Science: Cybersecurity Tempe
Arizona State University
☑ CAE
Master of Computer Science: Cybersecurity Tempe
Arizona State University
☑ CAE
Ph.D. in Computer Science: Cybersecurity Tempe
University of Advancing Technology
☑ CAE
Master of Science in Cyber Security Tempe
University of Arizona
☑ CAE
AZSecure Cybersecurity Fellowship Program (MS-MIS) Tucson
University of Arizona
☑ CAE
Ph.D. in MIS with Emphasis in Information Assurance Tucson
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Another option is completing a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems through the Eller College of Management, and there is a concentration in Security and Information Assurance.

Courses in this specialization include Information Security in Public and Private Sectors; Information Security, Risk Management, and Disaster Recovery; Systems Security Management; and Introduction to Enterprise Computing Environments. The first three courses are available in both fall and spring semesters with the latter only offered in the fall. The University of Arizona utilizes the Desire to Learn (D2L) course management system for their online programs.

Getting Started Working in Cyber Security in Arizona

Regardless of current experience, any student should be able to take a program within cybersecurity and secure a future career. There are multiple associates and Bachelor’s degrees, not to mention higher-level Master’s programs with options to complete courses in the evening or online for working professionals. Phoenix and Tucson are spotlight areas not only for education, but for job opportunities and various conferences and events that are related to cybersecurity and information technology.

Arizona Cyber Security Careers

For information security analysts in the state of Arizona, they make around $93,960 for average yearly salary with over 2,500 positions according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Phoenix provides some of the best opportunities for various levels cybersecurity professionals, and there are jobs at Wells Fargo, electrical utility Salt River Project, and computer hardware company Intel.

Top Cyber Security and Tech Employers and Organizations

The Cyber Security Canyon is a coalition that focuses on the development of the industry in the state, creating the best talent and keeping them in their companies and government agencies. Their goal is to showcase the best aspects of living in the state of Arizona while working in a cybersecurity career. They work to promote the best opportunities, various educational programs, and conferences and events that take place in the state.