Gain hands-on experience
Learn to defend real-world cybersecurity attacks in a production environment through experiential learning and simulation exercises with numerous public and private entities.
Our MS in Cybersecurity program is recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Security Agency (NSA).
Our program provides in-depth learning to fill the need for advanced, highly skilled cybersecurity professionals in all sectors and industries, and to enhance ethical behavior for dealing with cyber assets. Students will finish the program through either a thesis or capstone pathway with a topic of their choosing.
Highly accomplished faculty
Each faculty member holds a doctoral degree and/or industry-recognized certifications in cybersecurity and are recognized as leaders in their fields that stretch from the White House to the Pentagon. They regularly present their work at national and international cybersecurity conferences.
As breach rates grow and cyberattacks become a daily occurrence for business, our graduates are qualified to be the first line of defense for governments and top organizations as cybersecurity pros. You’ll be prepared for roles in security operations, security administration, risk management, and more.
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Fastest growing job market
According to the Department of Labor, cybersecurity is a field in high demand, growing faster than IT jobs and all other industries. And as businesses and governments invest more heavily in cybersecurity protection, the demand will continue to grow.
Admission information: Cybersecurity, MS
We accept applications on a rolling basis and review them continuously.
|Application deadline||Fall term start||Spring term start|
|Final||August 1||December 15|
|International applicants||June 1||October 15|