The Master of Science degree in Cyber Security is designed to equip scholars with the advanced
knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to navigate the complex and rapidly evolving field of
cyber security.

With a curriculum built on industry best practices and informed by the latest research, graduates
of the Master of Science in Cyber Security program will be prepared to take on ke
y roles in cybersecurity management, threat analysis, information assurance, and other critical areas.
Graduates will leave the program with the confidence and competence to tackle the most
pressing cyber security challenges of our digital age.

The program educational objectives address career and professional accomplishments that the
program is preparing graduates to attain, within about 3 to 5 years of graduation.

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of cyber security serving as a foundation for lifelong learning.
  • Effectively perform in industry, government, or entrepreneurial endeavors utilizing their
    education in mathematics and computer science with a profound appreciation for the social
    and environmental context of a diverse global work setting.
  • Effectively communicate computing knowledge and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate professional advancement through integrity, meritorious technical achievements, and expanded leadership responsibility.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze a complex problem and to apply principles of cyber security and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a cyber security-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats. 

Admission Requirements

  • Students seeking admission into the Master of Science in Cyber Security program must meet the admission requirements listed below:
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or a closely related field from an accredited institution
    Applicants not meeting this requirement must take prerequisite courses
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or professionals who can speak to the applicant's academic abilities and potential for success
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • A TOEFL score of 80 or higher, or an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher (International students)