2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Cyber Security M.S.

The Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) program is a professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information security.


Most courses are four credit hours and are offered in eight-week terms, either fully online or one night a week in a hybrid format.

Students will earn a MS degree upon completion of 40 credit hours consisting of a 5-credit hour course in cyber security fundamentals, 28 credit hours in seven core cyber security courses, 3 credit hours of further study in one elective cyber security subject, and a 4 credit hour Capstone course.


Master of Science


Jonathan Lanning, Program Director


Admissions Requirements

 In addition to the requirements stated under the Graduate Admissions Policy, the requirements for admission to the MSCS program are as follows:

  • Two letters of recommendation: one employer, one personal.
  • Completion of the program interview process and written approval of admission by the program director after review of the admission requirements.
  • Three college-level credit hours of computer programing (any language) with a C or better.
  • Three college-level credit hours of college-level statistics with a C or better.