Master of Science in Cyber Security
All sectors of U.S. society – public, corporate, and personal – are experiencing an increasing risk to cyber-attack and cyber warfare. To address this escalating need in our country, the Master of Science in Cyber Security will instruct you in advanced defense of computer and network security, equipping them to combat existing threats and bolster systems to withstand future attacks. You will be prepared to work as a cyber warrior in the government and military arenas or as security professionals in industry.
Courses focus on providing students with the analytical framework necessary for prevention, detection, countering, and recovery from security vulnerabilities and cyber incidents. You will also study the tools, standards, and practices related to an organization s cyberspace infrastructure. These skills will be reinforced with numerous practical hands-on lab exercises in each course, allowing students to develop their abilities in realistic scenarios and prepare for professional certifications which would further enhance their expertise in the ever-changing field of cyber security.
Program Delivery Format
- 36 total hours
- A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
Potential Career Fields
- Information security specialist
- Security engineer
- Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker
- Digital Forensics Analyst
- Secure Network Engineer
- Security Researcher