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Associate of Science in Cybersecurity (AS)


Total Credits Required: 60 Credits

Hawai‘i Pacific University offers the Associate of Science degree in Cybersecurity to students enrolled through the College of Professional Studies upon completion of 60 credit hours of required and elective lower-division (1000- and/or 2000-level) courses. The AS in Cybersecurity leads directly into the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. The AS in Cybersecurity will allow students to obtain the basic foundational goals in computer security and networking.


Students who earn the Associate of Science in Cybersecurity will:

  1. Gather evidence and plan an appropriate response/solution to a cybersecurity attack on a system or organization and demonstrate the concepts of confidentiality and integrity in information assurance.

  2. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts including client presentation and demonstrate appropriate written and oral communication of technology concepts to a wide audience.

  3. Analyze and describe the local and global impact of cybersecurity on individuals, organizations, and society focusing on professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities related to computing