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Named a Best Online Program by U.S. News and World Report in 2024.


Earn a degree with name-brand recognition in the industry.


Learn skills that secure your place in the workforce.


Work at your own pace to keep your work, life, and education in balance.


Stay engaged with our rich, interactive learning environment.


Tailor your education to your personal needs and career goals.


Access to faculty support and real-time mentoring from enrollment counselors.

UTSA’s Cyber Security programs have been ranked No. 1 in the nation

Named a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security

AACSB-accredited schools are considered to be among the best business schools in the world. With AACSB accreditation, UTSA’s Carlos Alvarez College of Business has passed rigorous standards for program quality.

Earn a Best-in-Class Degree

UTSA’s unique program contextualizes the essential role of cyber security within the global business landscape. By integrating highly marketable cyber security skills with core business knowledge, you’ll be better armed with the powerful set of technical and business tools needed to play a key role in building and sustaining our future.


You’ll learn from our top-tier faculty with academic expertise in digital forensics, secure design, and detection, giving you the industry-aligned skills you need to advance your career. The quality of our academics was recognized by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked our bachelor’s programs among the top 20% in the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings.


Because we offer the coursework 100% online, you can personalize your experience to fit your schedule. Also, you may receive credit for your previous college credit, shortening time to completion so you can begin or advance your career in cyber security sooner. The good news is your academic advisor will help you develop your plan through to graduation.

UTSA is charting the future of cybersecurity. Watch to learn more about UTSA’s innovation cybersecurity program.

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Secure Your Future

Cyber Security is an exciting, growing field in a state of constant innovation. Our curriculum is designed to get you to the top of your game and make you a sought-after cyber security professional.

Graduates of our program are fully trained for in-demand occupations including:

  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Security Analysts
  • Software Developer, Systems Software
  • Software Developer, Applications
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analysts
  • Secure Software Assessor
  • Security Architect
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Cyber Policy and Strategy Planner
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder
  • Vulnerability Analyst
  • Cyber Operator
  • Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Forensics Analyst


Largest employers of UTSA graduates include:

Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition for the BBA in Cyber Security is set at $525 per credit hour.

Tuition is the same for residents and non-residents and does not include material and lab fees.

The price quoted above reflects the total per-credit-hour cost of tuition and fees for exclusively online students. Most classes are three credit hours. The total cost can vary depending on the hours needed and possible transfer credits.

UTSA Online reserves the right to modify tuition and fees without prior notice, upon approval by The University of Texas Board of Regents.

Under state law, the UT Board of Regents is authorized to set tuition. The UT Board of Regents may consider the proposed tuition and fee increases at an upcoming board meeting. For this reason, your registration is not considered final until after the Board’s action setting tuition and fees for each academic year.

You may qualify for financial aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships. For eligibility, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the applicable aid year. UTSA’s federal school code is 010115. You must complete a new application each year you are attending.

As a Military Friendly School, we offer many programs to support our students in the military, our veterans, and their families, while working closely with the UTSA Veterans Certification Office. Veterans and military families, please note that UTSA’s Online BBA in Cyber Security is not eligible for the Hazlewood Act benefit.

With a BBA in Cyber Security, you can expect to pursue a career at private businesses, non-profits, and government in the technology, financial services, consulting, manufacturing, energy, and transportation fields, among others.

Join our alumni working as Cyber Security Analysts, Network Security Analysts, Cyber Security/Information Security Specialists, Chief Risk Officer, Cyber Security Consultants, and Vulnerability Assessment Analysts at well-known organizations including:

  • Accenture
  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations
  • Digital Defense
  • FireEye
  • Ford Motor Company
  • National Security Agency
  • Rackspace
  • Raytheon
  • USAA

You’ll have lifelong access to the UTSA Career Center, a robust source of information, resources, and services designed to help UTSA students and alumni achieve their career goals. These include:

  • Career exploration through assessments and personalized coaching
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Application and interview techniques
  • Work-study and internship opportunities
  • Access to an active alumni network
  • Resources designed to connect you with employers, including job fairs, seminars, and an online recruiting portal for employers and students

You’ll also have access to the Center for Student Professional Development, which offers additional help in preparing for and securing internship and employment opportunities by connecting you with the business community and alumni through networking, mentoring, internships, externships, international opportunities, and resources that complement your academic education.

The BBA in Cyber Security curriculum prepares you with the critical thinking, analytical, and technical skills to properly defend businesses from cyber-crime, while also establishing the relationship between cyber security and overarching business goals.

Cyber security major coursework continues to evolve as threats to cyber security become increasingly complex.

Topics of study include:

  • Scripting and Programming (Bash, Python, Java)
  • Telecommunications
  • Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
  • Operating Systems and Network Security
  • Digital Forensic Analysis
  • Malware Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Cyber Law and Legal System

If you’re a full-time student, you can expect to complete the UTSA online BBA in Cyber Security degree in as few as eight terms. If you’re a part-time student, you can expect to complete your degree in 13 terms.*

*Actual time-to-completion will vary based upon credits previously earned and eligible for transfer.

See if you qualify for our BBA in Cyber Security program and learn more about the application process on our Admissions Requirements page.


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