M.S. in Cyber Security

Master of Science in Cyber Security

Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the program are:

  1. To prepare students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to protect and defend computer systems and networks.
  2. To develop graduates that can plan, implement, and monitor cyber security mechanisms to help ensure the protection of information technology assets.
  3. To develop graduates that can identify, analyze, and remediate computer security breaches.
Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate the cyber security needs of an organization.
  2. Conduct a cyber security risk assessment.
  3. Measure the performance and troubleshoot cyber security systems.
  4. Implement cyber security solutions.
  5. Be able to use cyber security, information assurance, and cyber/computer forensics software/tools.
  6. Identify the key cyber security vendors in the marketplace.
  7. Design and develop a security architecture for an organization.
  8. Design operational and strategic cyber security strategies and policies.