Tech Programs: Online and On-Campus Degrees

The demand for skilled cybersecurity and data analytics professionals is increasing rapidly across multiple industries, creating the need for a steady pipeline of trained professionals ready to fill these roles. 

Mid-America Christian University can help prepare you to enter one of these high-demand tech fields through one of our unique degree program offerings, all of which are available in on-campus, online, and hybrid formats. Whether you’re looking to take on your first technology role or build upon your existing experience, enrolling in one of our tech programs can help you reach your next professional milestone. 

Tech professionals from all backgrounds choose MACU for its many benefits, including the following: 

Extensive Support Resources. At MACU, there is always someone our students can talk to at every stage of their educational journey. From enrollment counselors to expert faculty, our teams are dedicated to your career success.

Ethical Foundations. Our programs help you build your technical knowledge while reinforcing your understanding of leadership principles that foster ethical decision-making.

Stackable Curriculum. Our cybersecurity-focused Associate and Bachelor’s degrees share coursework, allowing you to qualify for entry-level roles while making progress toward your Bachelor’s degree.

Explore MACU’s Tech Programs

Our programs’ courses are designed and taught by experienced professionals in the technology field, and provide you with the skills necessary to advance your career. Many courses in our programs include hands-on exercises using top industry tools, allowing you to build your skill set in real-world scenarios. Additionally, coursework in our Bachelor’s programs helps prepare you for key industry certification exams.

Associate of Science in Network Management and Security

MACU’s Associate of Science (AS) in Network Management and Security degree program is a two-year program that can be completed online or on campus. The program will prepare you for positions in the computer networking field through coursework in computer operating systems, basic and advanced networking, programming and scripting, client-server software architecture, and information security. The coursework will also provide the foundation for continuing education in the field of cybersecurity.

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

MACU’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Cybersecurity degree program — available in online and on-campus formats — provides you with the training you need to play a key role in protecting data and information, and in keeping organizations and individuals safe from the growing number of cybercrime attacks. Your skills and knowledge will set you up for success as a valuable, ethical entry-level information and cybersecurity team member in a variety of industries. 

MACU’s BS in Cybersecurity program is specifically designed to prepare you for a number of certification exams, including those for the following credentials:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA CYSA+

Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics

MACU’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Data Analytics degree program blends aspects of our well-established business and mathematics degree programs with information technology elements in areas such as programming, data mining, and business intelligence. The BS in Data Analytics program teaches you to use industry-standard data analysis tools while helping you develop the soft skills necessary to become a critical thinker and ethical leader in any workplace. 

Why Earn a Tech Degree Online?

At MACU, we’re proud to offer career-focused tech programs in on-campus, online, and hybrid formats. 

For many learners — especially those who are working professionals and those with families — coming to campus doesn’t fit into their busy schedules. That’s why we’ve created online tech degree programs that are flexible and allow you to work at your own pace. 

Online students and on-campus students have access to the same resources, faculty, and school community. No matter what learning experience works best for you, we’re one university, serving you where you are to make your educational experience meaningful and memorable. 

What Can You Do With a Tech Degree?

MACU’s tech programs are created with your career success in mind. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow much faster than average, with about 377,500 job openings projected to be available each year, on average, between 2022 and 2032. 

The median annual wage for all computer and information technology occupations was $100,530 as of May 2022, according to the BLS. Check out some potential jobs for graduates with each degree, with salary information from the BLS: 

Network Management and Security

Computer Support Specialist 
Median Annual Salary: $59,660

Data Analytics

Database Administrator/Architect 
Median Annual Salary: $112,120


Information Security Analyst
Median Annual Salary: $112,000

Why Choose MACU for Your Online Tech Program?

MACU tech programs are accredited through our institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. Here are some reasons why learners choose us for their technology education: 

Affordable Excellence. MACU offers competitively priced tuition for a private university, making a high-quality, values-driven education accessible and affordable for a wide range of students. 

Transfer Friendly. At MACU, we seek to honor every milestone of your academic journey and to accelerate your degree path through our flexible transfer credit policy. We also award credits for prior learning outside of school — including volunteer work, military service, and relevant work experience — so you can earn your degree faster.

Focused Coursework. Designed for concentrated study, our online programs allow you to focus on just one course at a time over a span of five to six weeks. This format helps ensure you fully grasp each topic before moving on to the next.

Flexible Learning. Our accelerated, streamlined, and flexible programs allow you to learn at your own pace while balancing your other commitments, such as job, family, or personal responsibilities.

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