Compared to other cyber programs, the UA stands above the rest due to our Virtual Learning Environment where you learn both offensive and defensive cybersecurity.

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.  Please see your advisors for additional details.

Minimum Entrance Requirements

Prerequisite Course Preparation


Calculus I & II

Discrete Math I


C Data Structures

Assembly Language Programming

C Programming

*or completion of an AA/AAS in Computer Science

& Forensics

College Algebra

Networking Principles

Python Programming

Security Principles

*or completion of an AAS in Cybersecurity

Cyber Law
& Policy

College Algebra

Networking Principles

Security Principles

American Government

*or completion of an AAS in Cybersecurity

Going the extra mile to help you

We are here to answer questions about the program, work with you on transferring your credits, or help with the application process.



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.