30 Credits: A full‐time student taking 24 credits/year should complete in 1.5 years.
Classes meet in person Monday to Thursday from 6pm to 9:25pm.
The Master of Science in Cyber Security degree is a 30 credit hour program designed for working professional and full-time and part-time students who wish to increase their knowledge and skills related to the field of cyber security and information assurance. The Master of Science in Cyber Security degree will provide students with the knowledge and practice to understand cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, and to be able to help defend computer systems against cyber-attacks.
The program will be offered in the evening on a trimester schedule and is designed for both full-time and part-time study.
The degree requires 30 trimester hour credits. A capstone course is taken the final trimester of coursework. The capstone course provides students with the opportunity to carry out in depth research on a specified topic in cyber security. The student’s project will reflect the integration and application of the cyber security knowledge gained over the course of the program.
Saint Peter’s University assigns an academic advisor from the Department of Computer & Information Sciences to every candidate.
Students are expected to enroll continuously until their programs are completed. Students are required to maintain satisfactory academic progress by maintaining the required grade point average and accumulating sufficient credits within the stipulated time frame of five years.