Master of Science in Cybersecurity, M.S.

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is intended for individuals who desire to acquire additional cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities in order to pursue new or advance existing careers in cybersecurity. The program is also designed for individuals who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in cybersecurity or related fields. The program focuses on the managerial and technical perspectives of cybersecurity through extensive use of case-studies and hands-on lab exercises.

Matriculation Requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited institution in one of the following fields: (Applicants who have bachelor's degrees in other fields may be admitted to the program if they have at least two years of technology or cybersecurity industry experience and have completed undergraduate courses in data communication, programming, and server administration with a grade of C+ or better. Students may also take a comprehensive exam on these topics to satisfy this admission requirement. These applications will be handled on a case-by-case basis.)
  2. Information Systems
  3. Information Security
  4. Information Technology
  5. Computer Science

   2. Admission Essay

   3. Completed application for admission

   4. Official transcripts from all attended institutions of higher education

   5. Two letters of recommendation