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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Cybersecurity and Networking

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


  • Regionals
  • Major
  • Online
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Hands-On Cybersecurity

This unique major provides students with hands-on experience building and defending computer networks using state-of-the-art simulations, attack and defend (red-team/blue-team) exercises, and a real-world capstone course sequence. The Cybersecurity and Networking degree fits your schedule with incredibly interactive fully online courses where you work with your team to configure and defend a network or perform live penetration testing. The job outlook for cybersecurity professionals is excellent, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021) projecting that the number of information security analyst positions will increase by 35% over the next decade. That’s seven times the average growth rate for all occupations.


Department of Computer and Information Technology 

Mosler Hall 301

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Curriculum and Courses

Students will learn to securely configure security appliances, firewalls, routers, switches, servers, and workstations. Additionally, you will be grounded in sufficient theory to be prepared to earn highly valued professional certifications in cybersecurity and networking. Some certifications may require additional fees and/or experience, email for more information.

  • CIT 225 Fundamentals of DevOps [ICAgile ICP-FDO]
  • CIT 253 Advanced Topics in Programming-Python
  • CIT 258 Introduction to Global Cybersecurity [CompTIA Security+]
  • CIT 281 Enterprise Network Infrastructure [Cisco CCNA R&S, CompTIA Network+]
  • CIT 284 Enterprise Server Installation and Configuration [CompTIA Network+, Microsoft MCSE]
  • CIT 358 Information Technology Assurance and Security [Certified Ethical Hacker]
  • CIT 386 Designing/Deploying Secure Net [CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst]

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

The cyber degree prepares students for jobs such as: Compliance Officer, Cybersecurity Analyst, Ethical Hacker, Information Assurance Specialist, Network Administrator, Network Monitoring or Network Security to name a few.

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 5 of Ohio’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

    U.S. News & World Report

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

  • 700,000 unfilled positions nationwide

    Fortune Magazine, June 2022

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