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Cybersecurity Degree - Master of Science

Program Details

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is designed to meet the high demand for Cybersecurity professionals in both the public and private sectors. Combining theory with active learning, the program provides a framework for protecting an organization's information and technology assets. The program is designed for professionals who want to build and expand their knowledge of protection and risk management techniques in the realm of cyber technologies.

The program focuses on network and software security, risk management, protection mechanisms, business continuity planning, disaster recovery, and governance of information systems. The curriculum focuses on the techniques, policies, operational procedures, and technologies that secure and defend information and information systems, in local as well as more broadly based domains. The availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation of data is examined. The major prepares students for careers as information systems security professionals, senior system managers, and system administrators responsible for information systems and the security of those systems.

Requirements

Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or a U.S. equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally accredited college or university. A GPA of 2.5 or better Colleges may require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Bellevue University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).