SAINT LEO – Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) and its Bachelor of Science in computer science have met the standards required of a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The recognition is jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and has been awarded to Saint Leo through the year 2021.
The Saint Leo computer science degree can be earned through classroom or online instruction offered by the university’s Donald R. Tapia School of Business.
Saint Leo had to show the agencies that its curriculum in computer science covers required material, and that the university also meets a number of ongoing standards for student development, community involvement, interdisciplinary efforts, faculty credentials, and institutional security practices.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and a capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, FL, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo provides access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit.
The university welcomes learners from all generations and backgrounds, from civilian occupations and the armed forces, and from across the country and more than 60 nations around the world. Saint Leo’s nearly 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students may elect to study at the beautiful University Campus in Florida, at more than 40 teaching locations in seven states, or online from any location. The university’s degree programs range from the associate to the doctorate. Through these rich offerings, Saint Leo develops principled leaders for a challenging world.
Saint Leo University boasts nearly 80,000 alumni in all 50 states, Washington, DC, five U.S. territories, and 72 countries.