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We have a whole team dedicated to helping you get admitted. We are here to answer questions about the program and work with you regarding the transferability of your credits, or help with the application process.

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The Cyber Operations program is designed for students transferring approximately 60 units from a regionally accredited institution.

The program requires additional materials during the application process. The minimum entrance requirements include: a minimum 2.5 GPA, resume, and goal statement. Let us know your preferred pathway from a regionally accredited institution: Engineering Track or Defense and Forensics Track.

Minimum 2.5 GPA


Goal Statement




Prerequisite course
preparation for the major

Engineering Track

Calculus I & II
Discrete Math I
C Data Structures
Assembly Language Programming
C Programming

Or completion of an AA/AAS in Computer Science. See your advisor for more details.

Defense & Forensics Track

College Algebra
Networking Principles
Python Programming
Security Principles

Or completion of an AAS in Cybersecurity. See your advisor for more details.

Law & Policy Track

College Algebra
Networking Principles
Security Principles
American Government

Or completion of an AAS in Cybersecurity. See your advisor for more details.


The University of Arizona is here to help you start your future.

We support our military, transfer students and can help with financial assistance. We value our students across the world.

We are a military-friendly institution that helps mobile military personnel and their family complete degrees without suffering a loss of credit. Military students can transfer up to 30 units from military transcripts such as the Joint Services Transcript and the Defense Language Institute. You can also transfer up to 60 units from CLEP, AP, IB, and DANTES/DSST test scores. We are members of the Servicemembers Opportunity Consortium Degree Network System as well as the Air University – Associates to Baccalaureate Cooperative to ensure you a smooth pathway to your Bachelor’s degree and use of your previously earned credits. Contact us to learn more about how your military credits can transfer into the Cyber Operations program.

Our advisors support you before you even apply to The University of Arizona! Send us a copy of your unofficial transcripts for review towards the Cyber Operations program and we’ll let you know exactly what you need to finish your Bachelor’s degree. Contact us today and we’ll provide you with a pre-evaluation to get you started!

The University of Arizona offers Financial Aid Coordinators and VA Certifying Officials to answer your financial questions before and during your time in the program. Contact us to learn more about the financial assistance available to you through The University of Arizona, including scholarships, grants, loans, and military programs.



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Cyber Academic programs are unique, and of those that exist, the University of Arizona stands above the rest due to the Virtual environment and its contents. We have done more to make our environment mirror reality, and continue doing so to keep current and flexible. Our program is relevant to the real world.

Speak with admissions today about your future in cyber operations: Call (520) 626-2422 ext. 2120 or email AZCASTadvisers@arizona.edu

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