Designed for working professionals, our highly technical M.S. degree is one of the most comprehensive Information Security Masters’ programs in the nation.

What makes us one of the best online Master's programs in the nation?

  • Knowledgeable faculty who are experts in their fields
  • Rigorous, technical program designed for working professionals
  • Graduates are sought after by industry and government agencies
  • Alumni are quickly promoted to high level positions
  • Tuition assistance for most students
  • Small class sizes with one-on-one attention from professors
  • State of the art, remotely accessible cyber security labs


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Hossain Heydari discusses Apple's refusal to help the FBI hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernadino terrorists on a local news broadcast

JMU computer science professor Dr. Hossain Heydari discusses Apple's refusal to help the FBI hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernadino terrorists. See the video on WHSV TV3.

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JMU is one of only seven original National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense, designed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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