Our Master's in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity is ranked one of the best graduate programs in the nation and is available 100% online—making it especially suitable for working professionals. 

Established in January 1997, our program is one of the nation's first computer science graduate programs with a concentration in cybersecurity.  In 1999, the program moved to online, asynchronous interactive classrooms - extending our reach to a global audience, enabling individuals worldwide to access our classes at anytime. 

  • We are one of the original seven National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense, designated by the NSA and DHS.
  • We provide professional development and research opportunities for those currently employed or interested in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense positions in government or private industries.  
  • Our program is highly technical, interactive, and one of the nation's most comprehensive master's programs.
  • We welcome a new cohort of students annually, cultivating a community of over 250 accomplished graduates who hold prominent government positions.
  • Candidates typically have prior degrees in Computer Science or ample work experience in the field. Although programming is not extensively used, students may be required to write programs in some courses. To succeed in the program, candidates must have skills in C++, Computer Organization, Data Structures, and Discrete Mathematics

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