Pensacola spear-headed the first Bachelor of Applied Science Degrees using Mile2 certifications. The CYSC-BAS is built on INFOSEC’s most renown mile2 cyber certifications; CDRE, CISSO, CDFE and CPTE.
The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Cybersecurity is built on the cyber security fundamental domains identified in the world renowned mile2’s Certified Information Security System Officer (CISSO) Certification. Graduates of this BAS degree program who enter from the preferred academic pathway, Associate in Science in Cybersecurity, will be prepared to earn 17 industry standard certifications (9 at the associate level and 8 at the baccalaureate level). These certifications have been identified by industry partners as highly desirable in employees, provide quantifiable knowledge and skills in a specific technology, and are recognized worldwide. Throughout the program, students will work in a hands-on environment that will reinforce theoretical concepts and enable students to apply knowledge in real-world situations.
The program curriculum includes upper level courses in database, cloud, and operating system security in addition to risk management, ethics, and security testing. The curriculum, including the Associate in Science in Cybersecurity, includes 84 credit hours of cybersecurity coursework (42 credit hours at the associate level and 42 credit hours at the baccalaureate level) as well as the 60 credit hour general education curriculum.