Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

McMurry’s online Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree provides you with credentials and skills to compete in a dynamic field expected to grow over 30% in the next decade. The program is delivered online to provide flexibility for the working professional with short seven-week terms for focused study.  It is also available as a hybrid program for on-campus students.

The program equips you for success in various positions, including security analyst, security engineer, security administrator, and security consultant. It also prepares you to earn valuable certifications in cybersecurity operations, security, networking, ethical hacking, digital forensics, and Linux. Because of its flexibility and affordability, the Cybersecurity program is ideal if you’re building on an associate degree or beginning your college education. No previous IT experience is required.

As a trusted CompTIA Academic Partner, EC-Council Academia Partner, and Cisco Networking Academy Partner, the McM cybersecurity program includes preparation for over 20 certifications to build your resume and jump-start your career.


  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Linux+
  • CySA+
  • Cloud+
  • PenTest+
  • CASP+
  • CompTIA IT Operations Specialist
  • CompTIA Systems Support Specialist
  • CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional
  • CompTIA Linux Network Professional
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
  • CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional
  • CompTIA Security Analytics Professional
  • CompTIA Network Vulnerability Assessment Professional
  • CompTIA Network Security Professional
  • CompTIA Security Analytics Expert
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Expert
  • Ethical Hacking Essentials (EHE)
  • Digital Forensics Essentials (DFE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate
  • Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1

Affordability Made Real

McMurry University provides some of Texas’s most affordable online degree programs at an all-inclusive rate of $360 per credit hour—$250 for active-duty military. There are no hidden fees. All textbooks are included in tuition for non-military students. To learn more about the Cybersecurity program, request more information or start your free application today.

McMurry Online Degrees Philosophy

We think McMurry is a special place, and we welcome you to our academic community.

The online program builds on McMurry’s core values to create an online learning culture that promotes:

  • Critical thinking, scientific inquiry and academic dialogue based on foundational principles from Christian faith

  • Personal relationships that enable students and faculty to enjoy, challenge, and grow with peers in an academic community

  • A mindset that values lifelong learning

  • The knowledge and skills necessary to achieve excellence in personal and professional environments

  • A willingness to measure success through leadership and service to others in academic, career, civic, family, and faith communities

McMurry University Online Programs Deliver

  • An education focused on developing the knowledge, skills and values that prepare you for a successful career

  • The skills in communication, problem solving, data analysis, and collaboration to enhance performance and leadership

  • A general education core that exposes you to a variety of disciplines and the connections between those disciplines

We hope you share these values and find our online “campus” a welcoming and challenging place where you can learn, meet new people, make connections, and achieve your goal of obtaining an undergraduate degree.

Get Started on Your Online Bachelor of Cybersecurity Degree

Take the next step toward earning your McMurry University online degree. We have the resources to help you get started. Connect with us today to find out how McMurry can help lead you to a career with life-changing purpose with your online degree in cybersecurity.



New students are accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Online Program every eight weeks. Students can attend a combination of on-campus and online classes in our hybrid program or complete the program 100% online. Each semester is divided into two seven-week terms. Online students seeking full-time status will take two classes each term for four classes a semester. Students who enroll full-time for all six subterms may earn up to 36 hours of credit toward their degree each academic year.

Transfer credit:
There are multiple ways to transfer credit to McMurry University. Courses eligible for transfer credit are those courses generally considered to be academic in nature; taken for college credit (not remedial or taken specifically for athletic participation) with a grade of at least C; and from a regionally accredited institution. Course credit can also be awarded through examination, such as CLEP or departmental examinations.

Your academic advisor will be able to review the results of your transcript evaluation with you.

Credit Hours 39-41

These credits include courses in Math, English, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Communication. Your advisor will assist with your degree planning and selection of general core courses.

General Education Requirements

Total Hours to Earn a Degree 120

Final acceptance of transfer courses, course equivalency, and credits awarded toward a degree at McMurry is subject to the approval of the Registrar.

Language requirement:

Students who graduated from high school without two years of study in a single foreign language may be required to take 8 hours of a single foreign language. Students who graduated prior to 2006 are exempted from this requirement.


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