M.S. in Cybersecurity

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Digital Forensics
  • Cyber Response (Defense, Incident & Attack Response)
  • Governance & Leadership (Communication, Management, Policy, Compliance)
  • Security Architecture (Systems, Software, Data)

Digital Forensics

Core Courses21
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Network Security
Sociological Aspects of Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Program Planning and Implementation
Introduction to Cryptography
Managing Security Risk
Communication in Cybersecurity
Digital Forensics Emphasis9
Computer Forensics and Investigations
Computer Criminology
Network Forensics
Capstone Courses4
Cybersecurity Pre Capstone
Cybersecurity Capstone
Total Credits34

Cyber Response

Core Courses21
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Network Security
Sociological Aspects of Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Program Planning and Implementation
Introduction to Cryptography
Managing Security Risk
Communication in Cybersecurity
Cyber Response Emphasis (Defense, Incident & Attack Response)9
Incident Response and Remediation
Secure Operating Systems
Offensive Security & Threat Management
Capstone Courses4
Cybersecurity Pre Capstone
Cybersecurity Capstone
Total Credits34

Governance & Leadership

Core Courses21
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Network Security
Sociological Aspects of Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Program Planning and Implementation
Introduction to Cryptography
Managing Security Risk
Communication in Cybersecurity
Governance & Leadership Emphasis (Communication, Management, Policy, Compliance)9
Security Administration
Cybersecurity Leadership and Team Dynamics
Cybersecurity Management
Capstone Courses4
Cybersecurity Pre Capstone
Cybersecurity Capstone
Total Credits34

Security Architecture

Core Courses21
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
Network Security
Sociological Aspects of Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Program Planning and Implementation
Introduction to Cryptography
Managing Security Risk
Communication in Cybersecurity
Security Architecture Emphasis12
Security Architecture
Applied Cryptography
Software Security
Cyber Physical System Security
Capstone Courses4
Cybersecurity Pre Capstone
Cybersecurity Capstone
Total Credits37