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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION AND CYBERSECURITY

Hardly a day goes by when we don't hear about hacking of bank records or databases, penetration into sensitive government and business information and the damage this causes to our economy and security.

The Information and Cybersecurity program offers a holistic education in a variety of security technologies that goes beyond what the thousands of training courses in cyber security offer in order to combat this development, such as network security, risk and data management, preventative measures, computer ethics, digital signatures, and cryptography. The curriculum gives students the technical knowledge to take on a diverse set of industry-specific challenges.



Once students graduate from this program, they will be thoroughly educated cybersecurity professionals with practical skills and in high demand. They will understand the core problems behind cybersecurity and will develop solutions from the ground up.

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION AND CYBERSECURITY
-- PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS --

Required Core Courses
Course Code Course Title Course Description
ICS 501 Introduction to Cyber Security Read Description
ICS 502 Cyber Attack Countermeasures Read Description
ICS 601 Advanced Cyber Security Read Description
ICS 680 Theory of Cryptographic Systems Read Description
Required Courses:
  • 4 Core Courses: 12 credit hours
  • 1 Capstone Course: Project or Thesis: 3 credit hours
  • 1 Internship: 1 credit hour

Elective Courses: 11-20 credit hours
  • Internship: 1-9 credit hours
  • Cross Disciplinary Course: Up to 3 credit hours (counts as Elective)
  • Transfer Credits: Up to 9 credit hours (counts as Elective)

36 Total credit hours

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Information Technology (IT) Security Analyst, IT Security Operations, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Engineer, Network Security Analyst, SSA IT Specialist, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Advisor, Cyber Security Researcher, Cyber Security Data Analyst, Information System Security Officer (ISSO), and more.