Computer Science BS / Cybersecurity MS

Career and Academic Opportunities:

The program will allow the continuation of MSCyber degree program while being an undergraduate and will open up the opportunity for entry and advanced level career in cybersecurity area. From https://www.cybersecurityeducation.org/careers/, some examples of career paths include 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
  • NOTE: CYBR 7200 is a prerequisite for CYBR 7400.

    • CYBR 7100 to count for CS 4612
    • CYBR 7200 to count for CS 4626
    • CYBR 7400 to count for CS 3626
  • For current admission requirements please click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • Department / College
      • Computer Science / College of Computing and Software Engineering
    • Advising Contact
    • 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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