The demand for information security specialists and cyber leaders is at an all-time high. This degree provides the technical, social and people skills needed to succeed in this rapidly expanding field.
Cyber threats and data breaches are bringing new challenges every day. A 2020 study revealed that by 2024 there would be three million cybersecurity jobs unfilled. This master's degree program will thoroughly prepare you to help fill those openings as an information security expert and future leader in the cyber industry.
Earn a certificate first. The first courses you take count toward a certificate and your master's degree.
Find a job easily: the cybersecurity industry unemployment rate has stayed close to zero for more than a decade.
Earn around $100,000 a year even if you have less than five years of experience in cybersecurity.
Use your military benefits to cover the majority of the tuition and program fees if you are a veteran or active-duty student.
What You’ll Study
Combine sophisticated communication, information, people and technology skills to meet the demands of both the public and private sectors. Analyze human information behavior and information security phenomena in cyber environments. Explain the structure of a cybersecurity system, implement the system, handle the system operations, and evaluate the system efficiency.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Organizing and maintaining data in a computer system, including storage, retrieval and security
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Identifying and implementing incremental changes to enhance quality, efficiency and effectiveness
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Information Security Analyst
- Cybersecurity Specialist
- Information Specialist
- Data Archivist