NJCU’s nationally acclaimed National Security Studies Program offers the only Bachelor of Science degree of its kind in New Jersey. The program equips students with a comprehensive understanding of national, corporate and cyber security theories and practices, and prepares them to operate on an entry or supervisory level within law enforcement, national security and business environments. Of the 120 credits required to graduate from NJCU, students must complete 27 core and 12 elective credits in National Security Studies. Those interested can also earn the National Security Agency (NSA) Cyber Defense certification. With the flexibility built into this innovative program, students can pursue a dual major or minor in a number of areas such as business, math, chemistry, languages, and military science.
The NJCU Professional Security Studies program is one of the few in the country to be designated as a center of academic excellence (CAE) in both cybersecurity and intelligence