Information Technology BAS / Cybersecurity MS

Career and Academic Opportunities:

The pathway will allow students to continue from the Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology degree program to the Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree program by taking specified graduate courses that will count in the undergraduate program.

The combination of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and a Master of Science in Cybersecurity will open up the opportunity for entry and advanced level careers in cybersecurity and related areas.  Cybersecurity Education provides examples of career paths including security analyst, incident responder, security manager, security architect, penetration tester, forensic expert.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline

Once students meet, or are close to meeting, the credit hour requirements listed below, they should speak with a College of Computing and Software Engineering Academic Advisor about applying to the Double Owl Pathway.

Junior Year (students have completed at least 60 credit hours): Apply to the Double Owl pathway here.

Senior Year (students have completed at least 90 credit hours): Apply to the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Program (see below)

Apply Here

    • GPA: 3.25 or above in KSU undergraduate coursework
    • Minimum 60 hours completed toward Bachelors degree
    • 30 hours completed in residence at KSU
  • CYBR 7300 to count for IT 4823

    CYBR 7200 to count for Directed Elective

  • For current admission requirements click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology
    • Department / College
      • Information Technology / College of Computing and Software Engineering
    • Advising Contact
      • Ashley McClure, Advisor
      • ccseadvising@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-6823
      • Rm. 267, J Building
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
    • Department / College
      • Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development
    • Advising Contact
  • Complete the online application here to apply. 

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.

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