Find Rhode Island Cyber Security Degrees

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School Level Program

University of California, Berkeley

Master Master’s in Cybersecurity
Complete your degree in 20 months. Join the global UC Berkeley alumni network of technology, data science, privacy, and policy professionals.

Syracuse University

Master Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Complete in 15 months. No GRE currently required.

Utica University

Bachelor Online BS in Cybersecurity
Specializations: Network Forensics and Incident Response, Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation, and Cyber Operations.

Norwich University

Bachelor Online BS in Cyber Security
National Security Agency member university. Asynchronous format and 90 maximum transfer credits.

University of West Florida

Master Online M.S. in Cybersecurity
Can be completed in 2 years. Concentrations in data security, national security, security management or software and system security.

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Rhode Island Cybersecurity Degree Programs Overview

There are a limited variety of educational options for a cybersecurity degree in Rhode Island: the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick and the University of Rhode Island in Kingston.

The former has been designated by the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in recent years and offers a two-year undergraduate degree in cybersecurity with online options. The latter has graduate-level degrees and certifications within cybersecurity and computer science. Numerous cybersecurity jobs are located in Newport and Providence.

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Are there NSA CAE designated cyber security degrees in Rhode Island?

Yes. Here is a list of Rhode Island universities that are NSA CAE Designated Institutions and have a cyber security degree. Click to jump to the full detailed list of Rhode Island cybersecurity degree programs.

Online Cyber Security Programs in Rhode Island

The only undergraduate program based in the state of Rhode Island is the Associate in Science in Computer Studies and Information Processing with a concentration of Cybersecurity at the Community College of Rhode Island.

While the program is offered online, it is also at four of the campuses, including the main Warwick location, with an option to take these courses in the afternoon or evening. 61 total credits are needed to complete the program, divided up into 21 credits for general education and 40 credits toward cybersecurity topics. Example courses include Introduction to Computer Forensics, Database Design and Management, and Networking Technology.

Master's in Cyber Security Degrees in Rhode Island

For students that have completed an undergraduate degree and are looking for continuing education in Rhode Island, the University of Rhode Island has three options: the Cyber Security Professional Science Masters Degree (PSM) and certifications in Cyber Security and Computer Forensics. Either of these certifications can be obtained with the PSM by choosing that specific specialization.

While the PSM requires prior education, no technical training is needed to complete either certification. The application deadline happens on July 1st each year for these options for the fall semester. Estimated time of completion for the Master's degree is 1-3 years with the certifications between 9-20 months. All courses are also offered online.

Featured online cybersecurity programs:
School Level Program

Utica University

Master Online MS in Cybersecurity
Endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), and the EC-Council.

University of Delaware

Master Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Master Master of Science in Cyber and Homeland Security
100% online program.

Norwich University

Bachelor Online Master of Science in Cyber Security
National Security Agency member university.

Lindenwood University

Bachelor Online BA Cybersecurity
Curriculum areas include network security, IT auditing, digital forensics, cybersecurity analysis, penetration testing, and project management.

Getting Started Working in Cyber Security in Rhode Island

Rhode Island may have limited options for cybersecurity education, but it has two universities that have been designated as NAE institutions and there are various options to choose from regardless of education level.

Those needing to create foundational blocks and establish themselves in the field should consider an associate degree from the state's community college, while those looking to advance in the profession should look at the certifications and Master's degree at the University of Rhode Island. Both schools offer online learning for flexibility as they continue their career.

List of the best cyber security degrees in Rhode Island

Undergraduate Cybersecurity Degrees

School Level Program

Utica University

Bachelor Online BS in Cybersecurity
Specializations: Network Forensics and Incident Response, Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation, and Cyber Operations.

Norwich University

Bachelor Online BS in Cyber Security
National Security Agency member university. Asynchronous format and 90 maximum transfer credits.

Lindenwood University

Bachelor Online BA Cybersecurity
Curriculum areas include network security, IT auditing, digital forensics, cybersecurity analysis, penetration testing, and project management.

Point University

Bachelor Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Information Systems Security
100% online program.

Utica University

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity - Cyber Operations
Multiple Designations as a National Center of Academic Excellence.

Utica University

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity - Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation
Multiple Designations as a National Center of Academic Excellence.

Utica University

Bachelor BS in Cybersecurity - Network Forensics and Intrusion Investigation
Network forensics concentration. Multiple Designations as a National Center of Academic Excellence.

University of Saint Mary

Bachelor Online Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Thomas Jefferson University

Bachelor B.S. Information Technology Management

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

School Program City
Community College of Rhode Island
☑ CAE
2 Year Cyber Security Program Warwick
Johnson & Wales University
Bachelor of Science in Cyber Threat Intelligence & Defense Providence
New England Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security and Network Engineering East Greenwich

Rhode Island Graduate Cybersecurity Degrees

School Level Program

University of California, Berkeley

Master Master’s in Cybersecurity
Complete your degree in 20 months. Join the global UC Berkeley alumni network of technology, data science, privacy, and policy professionals.

Syracuse University

Master Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Complete in 15 months. No GRE currently required.

University of West Florida

Master Online M.S. in Cybersecurity
Can be completed in 2 years. Concentrations in data security, national security, security management or software and system security.

Utica University

Master Online MS in Cybersecurity
Endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), and the EC-Council.

University of Delaware

Master Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Master Master of Science in Cyber and Homeland Security
100% online program.

Norwich University

Bachelor Online Master of Science in Cyber Security
National Security Agency member university.

Utica University

Master Master of Professional Studies in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis

Utica University

Master MBA - Cyber Policy

Click to view all online Graduate level Cyber Security degrees (Master and Doctorate) that are taking applications.

School Program City
Brown University
Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Providence
Salve Regina University
M.S. in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security: Cybersecurity and Intelligence Concentration Newport
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Rhode Island Cyber Security Careers and Organizations

There are limited tech opportunities in Rhode Island, but entry level positions in information systems and cybersecurity will make between $54,370 to $73,380 according to Salary.com, with the higher-paying locations at Hopkinton, Rockville, and Hope Valley. The average is slightly higher when compared to the entire United States. Some notable companies that consistently higher for cybersecurity positions include Rite-Solutions and Citizens Bank.