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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Cyber Security M.S.


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

Schedule

Many courses are three credit hours and are offered in eight-week terms, either fully online or in a hybrid format.

Students will earn a MS degree upon completion of 37 credit hours consisting of a 3-credit hour course in cyber security fundamentals, 6 credit hours in 2 foundational business courses, 21 credit hours in 7 core cyber security courses, 3 credit hours of further study in 1 elective cyber security subject, and a 4 credit hour Capstone course.

DEGREE AWARDED

Master of Science

CONTACT

Jonathan Lanning, Program Director

316-295-5906

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.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution which includes topical coverage consistent with NSA CAE Core Knowledge Unit Requirements to include a minimum of 3 credit hours with a C or better:
    • Basic Data Analysis
    • Basic Scripting or Introductory Programming
    • Fundamental Security Design Principles
    • Introductory Cryptography
    • Network Technology & Protocols
    • Operating Systems Concepts
    • Programming
    • IT Systems Components
    • Networking Concepts
    • System Administration
    • Databases

Business, Technology, and Leadership Division Foundation Courses - 6 Credit hours


Total Degree Requirements: 37 credit hours


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