Division of Engineering and Construction Management

M.S. in Cybersecurity

DIVISION OF ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Bland (chair)

Department of Graduate Cybersecurity

Helms (department head)

(SYMBOL: CYB)

The M.S. in Cybersecurity program equips students to meet the growing demand for cybersecurity experts across all industries. The program is designed for working professionals seeking to develop an understanding of digital threats, laws, compliance, and security the assets that guard private information.

Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete the M.S in Cybersecurity will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate technical configuration skills and secure infrastructure design knowledge relevant to cybersecurity necessary for professional growth and success in global and culturally-diverse contexts.
  2. Conceptualize, create, analyze, and evaluate organizational security policies and laws to limit, mitigate, and respond to security risks created by technology.
  3. Anticipate, identify, and resolve moral, and ethical dilemmas through their understanding and application of the Christian worldview.

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Cybersecurity

1.  Cybersecurity Core Requirements - 18 hours

CYB 7103 Cybersecurity Foundations
CYB 7113 Legal Issues and Ethics
CYB 7213 Network Security
CYB 7233 Information Technology Risk Management
CYB 8113 Security Policies and Privacy
CYB 8213 Secure Infrastructure Operations

2.  Elective Requirements – 9 hours

CYB 7133 Digital Forensics
CYB 8233 Ethical Hacking and Incident Response
CYB 8313 Secure Software Design

3.   Capstone - 3 hours

CYB 8983 Capstone Project

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

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