Do you want to play a role in the technology that underscores
virtually all areas of of the economy? You understand that
technology impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. Become a
resource to support and inform the use of that technology to create
you own path to success. When you combine your B.S. in Computer
Science with the M.S. in Cybersecurity, you'll be at the heart of
helping organizations to make and implement sound technology
decisions and secure their data - while securing your own future in
*This program is only offered for students studying
through the traditional day program at University Campus.
Students who join the Computer Science 3+1 Accelerated Degree
Program will enjoy all of the benefits afforded by study at Saint
Leo's Donald R. Tapia
School of Business, accredited by the
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
Other benefits include:
First you will complete the undergraduate curriculum leading to
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science,
learning the design, development, support and management of
hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.
You'll gain a broad foundation with additional upper level
coursework geared specifically toward developing your
knowledge of the critical aspects of information assurance.
You'll then cap off your experience with the high-value
Master of Science in
designed to yield the knowledge, critical analysis and application
skills necessary to assume a leadership role in the fields of
information assurance and security as well as the emerging field of
cybersecurity. You'll leave well prepared to work and lead
effectively in today's ever-changing technology environment.
Students in the 3+1 Accelerated Degree Program follow the same
undergraduate and graduate curricula as our traditional programs,
but proceed at a faster pace. Earning a bachelor's degree of 123
credits in three years requires that students take a minimum of 41
credit hours per year, which may require a combination of
on-campus, summer and online courses. Transferred credits will also
impact program completion time. AP, IB and dual enrollment credits
earned by high school students before graduation are
Students will need to complete the application for admission to
their graduate program of choice at the completion of their second
Because the time frame necessary to complete the program will
vary depending upon each student's unique circumstances at the time
of entry, academic advising is a crucial part of this program.
Personalized, one-on-one advising from a dedicated accelerated
degree program advisor is one of the hallmarks of this program and
ensures that students stay on track for timely progress to
Computer Science Curriculum (123 credit
M.S. Cybersecurity Curriculum (36 credit
Students who meet the requirements for the Saint Leo University
Honors Program or are already in the program are eligible for
admission into the 3+1 Accelerated Degree Program. Honors Program
eligibility requirements are:
Students whose credentials fall just below the minimum
eligibility requirements and are interested in being considered by
the Admissions Committee for admission into a 3+1 Accelerated
Degree Program should alert their Saint Leo admission
Typical career paths for graduates include:
Take the lead. Apply now.