Champlain’s Online Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity Ranks Fifth in the Nation According to ZDNet

Champlain College’s online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity was ranked as the fifth-best online undergraduate cyber degree in the United States according to ZDNet, a business technology news website.

To identify the top accredited online bachelor’s degrees in cybersecurity across the nation, ZDNet gathered and reviewed insights and statistics from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), as conducted by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). From their data and research, ZDNet assessed and ranked online schools based on a variety of criteria including accreditation, affordability, programmatic excellence, faculty excellence, online enrollment, retention rates, graduation rates, and more.

"We're honored ZDNet chose our online cybersecurity degree program as one of the best in the U.S.," said Kathleen Hyde, co-chair of cybersecurity programs at Champlain College Online, "and view this recognition as an acknowledgment our program is providing our students with the knowledge and skills they need to become tomorrow's cybersecurity professionals. That doesn't mean our hard work is done! We will continue to develop the program to meet the needs of employers looking for well-qualified applicants and create courses that inspire and engage our adult learners."

Cybersecurity plays a crucial role across countless industries, with the need for highly-skilled cyber professionals only increasing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects careers in cybersecurity will grow 33% through 2030, with more than 460,000 cyber job openings available across the country today. From protecting proprietary data to thwarting cyber attacks, cybersecurity professionals are in high demand to help organizations remain protected and operate smoothly.

A bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity is an individual’s best means to gain the core technical skills, hands-on experience, and cutting-edge education necessary to advance in the vast field of cybersecurity. Champlain College’s nationally recognized online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity is designed to help professionals meet these benchmarks to stand out in their careers and best serve the needs of businesses today.




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