Find Oklahoma Cyber Security Degrees

Cyber Security Degrees in Oklahoma

We found 7 cyber security programs in Oklahoma.

In the state of Oklahoma, there are four colleges and universities that have been designated as National Centers for Academic Excellence (CAE) for their outstanding curriculum in cyber security.

NSA CAE Designated Institutions for Cyber Security in Oklahoma

This accreditation comes from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), who have rigorous guidelines for these institutions to follow. Opportunities are completely varied, with a couple options at community colleges and bigger universities are also represented, like Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa.

Here is a list of Oklahoma cyber security degrees that are from NSA CAE Designated Institutions:

Featured online cyber security programs:
School Level Program Admissions

Point University

Associate Associate of Science in Information Technology Website

St. Ambrose University

Bachelor Bachelor of Business Administration - Cybersecurity Management  Website

Utica College

Bachelor BS in Criminal Justice - Cyber Criminology and Policy Website

Aurora University

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity Website

Bethel University

Bachelor B.S. Cyber Security Website

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Online Cyber Security Programs in Oklahoma

There are a few options for taking cyber security education online in Oklahoma, one of them being a truncated Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance at Oklahoma State University.

Offered by the Watson Graduate School of management, this 15-credit curriculum has one required course - The Upper Layers of Telecommunications Systems. After that, students will take four of six electives that are in the discipline, with topics like legal and ethical issues, IT forensics, and management within information assurance.

Studying Cyber Security Online

Taking an online course at Oklahoma State University is available around the world and utilizes the Canvas course management system. Students have the ability to view lectures, participate on discussion boards, and talk directly to the faculty through the online system, never having to set foot on campus to complete the curriculum. There are also online courses available within the Information Assurance concentration when pursuing the Master of Business Administration.

Featured online cyber security programs:
School Level Program Admissions

Lindenwood University

Bachelor BA Cybersecurity Website

Point University

Bachelor Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Information Systems Security Website

Thomas Jefferson University

Bachelor B.S. Information Technology Management Website

Utica College

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity Website

Utica College

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity - Cyber Operations Website

Master's in Cyber Security Degrees in Oklahoma

The University of Tulsa has a Master of Science in Cyber Security, and students have the ability to pick between a thesis and non-thesis course. Either option will require the completion of 30 credit hours, with the thesis track needing to pass an oral examination that showcases the results of the student's research. The non-thesis course will need to complete a project that is approved by the faculty.

Half of the curriculum will require cyber security electives, with course examples being Advanced Computer Security, Enterprise Security Management, and Critical Infrastructure Protection.

This program is geared toward working professionals, and even when continuing their career, they can complete the program within two years. Undergraduates can apply for an accelerated format and add just one more year to their curriculum

Getting Started Working in Cyber Security in Oklahoma

Regardless of the level of experience in cyber security, there is an opportunity for anyone to gain an education or to advance in their career with multiple institutions having higher education options. For those not interested in completing these programs online, they are available in Midwest City, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Stillwater, and Tulsa.

Oklahoma Cyber Security Careers

Based on the figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, information security analysts make an average of $81,900 per year, and there are over 830 positions across the state. Oklahoma City is home to around half of those positions, which is home to an accredited community college and Dell’s SecureWorks.

Cyber Security and Tech Employers and Organizations

InnoTech Oklahoma by InterWorks is an annual event that brings together IT professionals to gather the latest innovation news in the industry, gain knowledge and different perspectives from a wide variety of jobs, and networking with others. Specifically, the Root66 Information Security Conference lasts for two days and is open to anyone attending InnoTech. There will be various presentations in the world of hacking, common challenges when trying to protect sensitive information, and looking into the latest disruptive technology of blockchain.

Available Online Cyber Security Programs for Oklahoma

List of Oklahoma Cyber Security Programs

NSA/DHS Designation: The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated certain institutions as a CAE, or Center of Academic Excellence. We have labeled each program based on their designation:
CAE-2Y: 2 Year Program CAE-CD: Cyber Defense CAE-CO: Cyber Operations CAE-R: Research Program
Campus-Based and Online Cyber Security Programs:
Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City
  • 2 Year Cyber Security Program 2 Year Cyber Defense CAE-2Y
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater
  • Cyber Defense CAE-CD
  • Cyber Defense CAE-R
Rose State College
Midwest City
  • 2 Year Cyber Security Program 2 Year Cyber Defense CAE-2Y
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Cyber Operations Track Cyber Operations CAE-CO
University of Tulsa
Tulsa
  • Cyber Defense CAE-CD
  • Cyber Defense CAE-R
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