Master of Science in Cybersecurity Online Degree Program Overview
In a vastly connected world, there is a critical need to secure the systems supporting the world’s information infrastructure. With the rising threat of cybercrime, the need for IT professionals with advanced knowledge and education is rapidly growing. That’s where you come in.
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is designed to prepare students for leadership in information technology security. The cybersecurity master’s degree program is focused on providing you with the knowledge and skills to apply the principles and concepts related to the development and management of secure information systems and technology at the enterprise and individual levels, locally and globally.
The cybersecurity master’s is designed for IT professionals, executives, and baccalaureate degree graduates who realize the necessity of delivering value to customers through secure information technology systems. The degree provides you with theoretical, practical, and applied skills in computer-based information systems and the technologies that support them, as well as a broad perspective of the business and management environments in which information system technologies play a strategic role. You could earn your 100% online master’s degree in cybersecurity in as little as 16 months through our accelerated, year-round schedule!
Choose from two Cybersecurity concentrations: Cyber Operations OR Cybersecurity Policy.
- Apply advanced knowledge of cyber operations to manage information assurance and threat mitigation at the enterprise level
- Analyze, design, develop, and monitor cyber technologies and techniques to maintain security and operation continuity of large-scale organizations
- Analyze, develop, and enforce policies and procedures to ensure compliance and manage risk in information security across a wide range of domains
- Participate in local, regional, national activities and events designed to promote policy and practice that strengthen the cybersecurity community as a whole
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is delivered on campus or online. Components of the on campus program may be delivered online in a hybrid model.
*Contact an admissions representative for more information regarding concentrations offered.