Cyber Security
Bachelor’s Degree

Next Generation University offers a Bachelor's degree program in Cybersecurity, providing students with the essential knowledge and skills for a successful career in this dynamic field. our program combines theoretical foundations with practical applications. Join us at Next Generation University and launch your IT career.

Required Credit Hours for Cybersecurity Bachelor's Degree   

To attain a cybersecurity bachelor's degree, students are required to complete 120 credit hours. These credits encompass compulsory, general, and elective subjects, with the chance to earn credits through industry certifications. Compulsory courses constitute a minimum of 60 credit hours, while a maximum of 48 credit hours can be transferred from relevant industry certifications. The remaining credit hours can be fulfilled by selecting general and elective subjects.

In addition to the requirements mentioned above, students pursuing a cybersecurity bachelor's degree also have the opportunity to earn an associate degree. By achieving a total of 80 credit hours, with a minimum of 60 credit hours from core subjects, students can attain an associate degree in cybersecurity. This allows students to obtain a recognized qualification at an earlier stage while still working towards completing the full 120 credit hours required for the bachelor's degree. The associate degree serves as a milestone in the educational journey, providing valuable credentials and expanding career prospects even before completing the full program.

Program Subjects   

Code Core Subjects Credit
CY-CR-101 Foundations of Desktop Operating Systems 3
CY-CR-102 Foundations of Network Operating Systems 4
CY-CR-201 Computer Networking I 5
CY-CR-202 Computer Networking II 5
CY-CR-301 Introduction to Network Security 5
CY-CR-302 Advanced Network Security 5
CY-CR-303 Cyber Security Fundamentals 5
CY-CR-401 Network Monitoring and Management systems 6
CY-CR-402 Security Operations and Monitoring 6
CY-CR-501 Cybersecurity Critical Controls I 4
CY-CR-502 Cybersecurity Critical Controls II 4
CY-CR-503 Cybersecurity Critical Controls III 4
CY-CR-601 Vulnerability Management System 4
CY-CR-602 Information Security Management Systems 4
Code Core Subjects Credit
FS-CR-101 Foundations of Front-End Web Development 3
FS-CR-201 Advanced Front-End Web Development 4
FS-CR-301 Foundation of Web Application Development 4
FS-CR-302 Intermediate Web Application Development 5
FS-CR-303 Advanced Web Application Development 6
Code Core Subjects Credit
CY-EL-901 Web Security Fundamentals 3
CY-EL-902 Pen Testing: Tools and Techniques 3
CY-EL-903 Power of Next-generation Firewalls 3
CY-EL-904 Zero Trust Security 3
Code Core Subjects Credit
IC-EL-001 Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA) 8
IC-EL-002 Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) 8
IC-EL-003 Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE4) 8
IC-EL-004 CompTIA Security+ 8
IC-EL-005 CompTIA CySA+ 8
IC-EL-006 CompTIA Security Analytics Professional (CSAP) 8
IC-EL-007 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) 8
IC-EL-008 Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 8
IC-EL-009 AWS Certified Security – Specialty 8
IC-EL-010 Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Security Engineer 8
IC-EL-011 Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate 8
IC-EL-012 CompTIA Cloud+ Certification 8
IC-EL-013 Certified Cloud Security Specialist (CCSS) 8
IC-EL-014 Certified Cloud Security Manager (CCSM) 8
IC-EL-015 AWS Certified Solutions Architect (AWS CSA) 8
IC-EL-016 AWS Certified Developer (AWS CD) 8
IC-EL-017 AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (AWS CSAO) 8
IC-EL-018 AWS Certified DevOps Engineer (AWS CDOE) 8
IC-EL-019 AWS Certified Security Specialty (AWS CSS) 8
IC-EL-020 Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-104) 8
IC-EL-021 Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204) 8
IC-EL-022 Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-303, AZ-304) 8
IC-EL-023 Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert (AZ-400) 8
IC-EL-024 Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500) 8
IC-EL-025 Google Cloud Certified: Associate Cloud Engineer (GCP ACE) 8
IC-EL-026 Google Cloud Certified: Professional Cloud Architect (GCP PCA) 8
IC-EL-027 Google Cloud Certified: Professional Data Engineer (GCP PDE) 8
IC-EL-028 Google Cloud Certified: Professional Cloud Developer (GCP PCD) 8
IC-EL-029 Google Cloud Certified: Professional Cloud Security Engineer (GCP PCSE) 8

To be eligible for admission, applicants are required to meet the following prerequisites:   

  • High School Diploma or an Equivalent: Applicants must have a High School Diploma or an equivalent qualification.
  • Filling the Online Application Form: Prospective students are expected to complete the online application form provided by the university.
  • Identity Card or Passport: A valid identity card or passport is required for identification and verification purposes.
  • Recent Passport-size Photos: Applicants must submit recent passport-size photos for administrative purposes. These photos should meet the specified requirements regarding dimensions and appearance.

Applicants are requested to scan the required documents mentioned above and send them to as part of the application process.

Note: Students will need to have access to a laptop with a minimum of 16GB RAM to support the coursework and software requirements.

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