Bachelor of Science (BS) in Cyber Analytics
Earn a bachelor's degree in cyber analytics, learn how to interpret data to fight cyber crime
With cyber attacks on the rise, businesses and organizations are increasingly concerned about the need to protect digital assets.
Our bachelor's of science in Cyber Analytics will prepare you to meet that need by harnessing the power of data to determine and prevent security risks. Demand for professionals with cyber analytics expertise is strong -- and becoming even stronger. You'll graduate with cutting-edge skills that can be applied across nearly every industry as well as the public sector.
Our location puts you in the heart of the action.
The Baltimore/Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.
Our classes are taught by working professionals.
A field like cyber analytics is constantly evolving, which makes our faculty extremely valuable since many are experts in the field.
Our motto, 'find a way or make one,' delivers job ready skills.
Hands on classes, combined with extracurricular clubs like: League of Legends, the robotics club, and the gaming club, help you hone the skills needed to excel in the workplace.
Capitol Tech Opportunities
Risk Assessment Exercises
By taking part in risk assessment exercises, you’ll learn how to identify, analyze and evaluate your organization’s biggest vulnerabilities. Once identified, you can create a security strategy to prepare for potential risks.
You have the chance to showcase your classroom knowledge in your capstone project, which is required for graduation. Here, you’ll propose, design, build, test and deliver a computer-based system.
Co-Ops and Internships
An internship is an essential first step to launching your career. Our reputation helps to open doors, plus our career services office provides guidance on how to write a resume to career-related events and much more.
Learn in the heart of the Washington D.C. Beltway — home to 350% more cyber security professionals than the rest of the US combined. Pursue work at U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, Pentagon, CIA and hundreds of private contractors.
Dr. William Butler
Chair, Cyber and Information Security, Director, Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center (CICPC)
Bill Butler is currently Director, Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center (CICPC) at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2013 Bill worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. Bill also served as a joint qualified communications information systems officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service (active and reserve). Bill holds a Doctorate in cybersecurity earned from Capitol focusing on preserving cellphone privacy and countering illegal cell towers (IMSI catchers).
Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré
Assistant Professor Cyber Security
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré majored in English during college before embarking on a 22-year career in the military, retired in 2017 with the rank of Major. During her time of service, she specialized in IT before transitioning to cybersecurity as the need to protect networks and combat adversaries in the cyber domain became more acute. An adjunct professor at Capitol since 2015, she recently joined the full-time cybersecurity faculty and now teaches courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. She lives in Laurel, MD with her two small children.
The Capitol Commitment
We’ve created a game plan to make sure you find a job upon graduation. Learn more.
Market Demand for Cyber Analytics
- 82% of our graduates have a job or enter graduate school 90 days after commencement
- The average salary for a cyber security analyst is $75,118 per year
The bachelor of science in cyber analytics is a total of 121 credits, which covers technical courses, mathematics and sciences, and English and social science courses.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates are subject to change without notice.
The following rates are in effect for the 2018-2019 academic year, beginning in Fall 2018 and continuing through Summer 2019:
- There is no charge for online application, $25 fee for paper application
- Full-time tuition is $12,354 per semester, plus fees
- The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% over four years
- For the cost of living in one of Capitol Technology University's six residential facilities, click here