The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is designed to equip students with the latest knowledge and skills in information security and privacy. Graduates of the program are employable by both businesses and governments that have important information assets to be protected from increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. Specific educational objectives of the program include:
• A fundamental understanding of: common vulnerabilities of computing and networked systems, cyber-attacking methods, human and organizational aspects of cybersecurity, methods for compromising privacy, and risk assessment of cyber-attacks.
• Able to apply security techniques to analyze and evaluate the security risk of information systems and networks.
• Able to design information systems and networks with security controls to minimize security risks.
Students are required to complete 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework to complete the Master’s degree, which can be completed in two years as a full-time student.
More information about the MS Cybersecurity program requirements and admission criteria can be found at the SIS Master's Programs website.