Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Rafael Diaz, Graduate Program Director
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is a 30-credit hour non-thesis degree program. It is designed to prepare cyber security technology leaders.
Graduates will develop skills and competencies in technical aspects of cyber security and will be prepared to assume responsibility for the management of cybersecurity projects and coordination of cyber operation teams. It also provides preparation for students desiring to purse doctoral studies or teach cybersecurity courses in 2- and 4-year colleges and universities.
The program is offered in online format and with the option for local students to attend classes on campus. The required core courses focus on the fundamental knowledge of cybersecurity, covering advanced cybersecurity principles, techniques, and operations, as well as advanced topics in law, policy, management and leadership in cybersecurity. Students will have opportunities to choose five restricted electives to learn about different aspects of cybersecurity. The capstone course provides opportunities to synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills to solve real-world cybersecurity problems.
Sources of financial aid available to students include
- Research and teaching assistantships and