Everyday Heroes

Cybersecurity | Policy & Planning: Concentration

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If you ever thought “putting on the armor of God” could mean source code, this is the program for you.

Median pay for information security analysts (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Projected occupation growth, 2018-2028
Earn up to 5 industry certifications, from Certified Ethical Hacker to CASP+

Your Profession, Your Purpose

Take your drive to protect. Layer on technical and tactical skills with network protocols and coding. Frame it with project management and leadership. Ground everything in a living faith with Christ at the center. Then, explore the world of cybersecurity like never before.

Terrorism. Cyber law, policy, and defense. Security risk management. Mobile forensics. Public policy. Even contingency planning and disaster recovery. Prepare to take on the legal, privacy, and public policy challenges of cybersecurity, at NGU.

Experience Learning in Internships and Technical Projects

Built-In Internship

Test your skills in the real world with a senior-year internship, a required part of our curriculum in Cybersecurity. Build your resume, connect with potential employers, and assess your strengths in real-time.

Communicate Like a Pro

We talked with our industry partners. What we heard was simple: your ability to write and present wins the day.

So, that’s what you learn. Write clear instructions for general users. Present technical findings to a non-technical executive. And translate technical discovery into team tasks. Real-world skills meets in-class studies.

Industry-Ready Preparation

The National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense publishes the national gold standard for cybersecurity education. NGU’s cybersecurity program aligns with these standards to prepare you for the field.

Official Academic Partner

Plus, NGU is an official academic partner of the EC-Council and CompTIA, providing you access to over 36 certification exams. From Ethical Hacker, Network Defender, and Encryption Specialist, to CompTIA Fundamentals, Cloud Essentials, and beyond—epic career prep begins day one.

Study Cybersecurity & Raise Your Perspective

  • Cybersecurity Year 1

    Year 1 Sample Courses

    • Introduction to Information Technology
    • Introduction to Cybersecurity
    • Introduction to Criminal Justice
    • Database Fundamentals
    • Programming and Problem-Solving in Engineering Using MATLAB
  • Cybersecurity Year 2

    Year 2 Sample Courses

    • Research and Communication for the Cyberprofessional
    • Network Fundamentals**
    • Scripting Fundamentals
    • Computer Operating Systems
    • Principles of Project Management**
  • Cybersecurity Year 3

    Year 3 Sample Courses

    • Linux Fundamentals
    • Ethics for the Cyberprofessional
    • Cybercrime
  • Cybersecurity Year 4

    Year 4 Sample Courses

    • Internship
    • 2 courses from your concentration
    • Senior Project

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