Cyber Security for Information Systems Specialization - BS in Computer Information Systems

Study the core technical concepts of information systems security as well as their legal and social implications. Learn to analyze security and privacy issues in real-world cases, and select appropriate techniques to minimize risks and respond to security breaches.

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)*
    • Business core courses (25 cr.)
    • Computer information systems courses (35 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (20 cr.)
    • Elective courses (50 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*Click here for Required General Education Courses by Program.

First Term Course


Business Courses


Computer Information Systems Core Courses


Concentration Courses


Elective Courses

Choose 10 courses from general education, BS in Computer Information Systems, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Elective credits should total 50 to meet program requirements (at least 20 credits must be upper level). Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet elective requirements.

Capstone Courses