Cybersecurity | Policy & Planning
If you ever thought “putting on the armor of God” could mean source code, this is the program for you.
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
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.
The National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense publishes the national gold standard for cybersecurity education. Your curriculum in NGU’s cybersecurity program aligns with these standards to prepare you for the field.
Pick at least 1 of 5 industry-recognized certifications to earn as part of your degree: A+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+), Network+, or Security+. Prepare to sit for 2 industry exams: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP)
Study Cybersecurity & Raise Your Perspective
Stories that Started Here
Caleb Ruppe ’15
I credit NGU for preparing me for every life and career adventure that I have had the opportunity to face.