Master of Science in Cybersecurity
American Public University System

Program Details

Trained experts are needed across all sectors to prevent, detect, and eliminate cyber threats. The online master’s in Cybersecurity takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the prevention and response to large-scale cyber attacks.

The first half of the program provides foundational knowledge of network security, information assurance, cybercrime, and digital forensics. The second half focuses on issues, policies, practices, and perspectives of various sectors in the Cybersecurity field. Students will learn about national security, intelligence, criminal justice, and emergency management.

Courses include discussions of the following:

  • Emergency management perspectives on cybersecurity
  • Security risk management
  • Computer forensics
  • Telecommunications and network security
  • Intrusion detection and incident handling
  • Law, ethics, and cybersecurity

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)