B.Sc. Online

Computing and Security Technology

Drexel University

48 months
435 USD/credit 20118 USD/year
435 USD/credit 20118 USD/year
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The online Computing and Security Technology program of Drexel University focuses on educating professionals in a variety of corporate, government and non-profit organizations for critical roles in computer system administration and cyber security.


Key facts

Drexel University’s computing and cyber security program emphasizes practical hands-on education and provides fundamental concepts that are supplemented by work experience. The curriculum of the Computing and Security Technology program of Drexel University is designed for those currently employed in the field of information technology who are seeking a career change or personal enrichment; or working adults who have already earned an associate's degree or completed approximately two years of college work.

Upon graduation, you'll be able to:

  • Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • Understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  • Recognize the need for and engage in continuing professional development
  • Utilize current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice

What can I do with a degree in Computing and Security Technology?

Drexel University’s online BS in Computing and Security Technology prepares you with the foundational knowledge you need to fill critical roles in computing system administration and cyber security within corporate, government or nonprofit organizations. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or are looking to change fields, Drexel’s online cyber security degree is designed to help you gain a competitive edge in the workplace.

Graduates with a computing and cyber security degree can hold a number of lucrative positions such as:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Systems Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Administration 
  • Server
  • Information Technology Security
  • Systems Analysis 
  • Database Management Systems
  • Social Aspects of Information Systems
  • Human-Centered Design Process & Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


185 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended (including trade schools)
  • Additional requirements for International Students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 435 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    20118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 435 USD per credit during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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