Cyber Security as a course is concerned with the maintenance and monitoring of a computer system to prevent a cyber attack.
Studying Cyber Security in Nigerian universities is four (4) years.
Cyber Security is a good and lucrative course to study in Nigeria. There are many opportunities for Cyber Security graduates within and outside the country.
Federal, State and Private universities in Nigeria offer Cyber Security degree programmes.
This post contains the list of accredited universities for Cyber Security programmes in Nigeria.
Also, you will see the JAMB UTME and O’level requirements for Cyber Security.
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Federal Universities That Offer Cyber Security in Nigeria
Here is the list of Cyber Security universities that offer Cyber Security as a course in Nigeria;
|SN||Federal University Offering Cyber Security||State|
|1||Bayero University Kano (BUK)||Kano State|
|2||Federal University Birnin-Kebbi||Kebbi State|
|3||Federal University Dutse||Jigawa State|
|4||Federal University Dustin-Ma||Kastina State|
|5||Nigerian Army University||Borno State|
|6||Nigerian Defence Academy||Kaduna State|
|7||Air Force Institute of Technology||Kaduna State|
|8||Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)||Imo State|
State Universities That Offer Cyber Security in Nigeria
Here is the list of State universities that offer Cyber Security as a course in Nigeria;
|SN||State University Offering Cyber Security||State|
|1||Technica University, Ibadan||Oyo State|
|2||University of Delta, Agbor (UNIDEL)||Delta State|
|3.||Rivers State University||Rivers State|
Private Universities That Offer Cyber Security in Nigeria
Here is the list of Private universities that offer Cyber Security as a course in Nigeria;
|SN||Private University Offering Cyber Security||State|
|1||Admiralty University of Nigeria||Delta State|
|2||Augustine University, Ilara||Lagos State|
|3||Ahman Pategi University||Kwara State|
|4||Al-Hikmah University||Kwara State|
|5||Ave-Maria University||Nasarawa State|
|6||Bingham University||Nasarawa State|
|8||Caleb University||Lagos State|
|9||Capital City University||Kano State|
|10||Caritas University||Enugu State|
|11||Chrisland University||Ogun State|
|12||Dominion University, Ibadan||Oyo State|
|13||Elizade University||Ondo State|
|14||Havilla University||Cross Rivers|
|15||Karl Kumm University||Plateau State|
|16||Khadija University||Jigawa State|
|17||Kings University||Osun State|
|18||Koldaisi University||Oyo State|
|19||Kwararafa University||Taraba State|
|20||Lead University||Oyo State|
|21||Maryam Abacha University of Nigeria||Kano State|
|22||Mewar University Nigeria||Nasarawa State|
|23||Michael and Cecilia Ibru University||Delta State|
|24||mountain Top University||Ogun State|
|26||NOK University, Kachia||Kaduna State|
|27||Novena University, Ogume||Delta State|
|28||Ritman University||Akwa Ibom|
|29||University of Offa||Kwara State|
Open & Distance Learning
|SN||CDeL Offering Cyber Security||State|
|1||National Open University of Nigeria||Abuja|
Direct Entry Requirements
(i) Two (2) ‘A-Level passes in science subjects including Mathematics
(ii) NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) other Science or Social Science subject.
Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two (2) other Science subjects.
Mathematics, Physics and one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.
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