Doctor of Science in Cyber Security
Dakota State University
The online D.Sc. in Cyber Security provides learners that possess a solid foundation in computer science (BS or MS) an opportunity to pair their computer science emphasis with applied research in many forms of IT security. Learn the latest techniques in specialized cyber operations activities including data collection, software exploitation, analysis of malicious code, and reverse engineering.
Degree Level: Doctorate
Delivery Format: Mostly Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Students will be required to complete three on-site research seminars in a face-to-face setting at the Madison, SD campus. These research seminars will be held annually and take place over multiple days.
Master’s degree from an institution of higher education with full regional accreditation for that degree. Students must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science. Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on an alternative grading system). Satisfactory scores on the GRE. The test must have been taken within the last five years.
DSU was founded in 1881 as a school for teacher education in the Dakota Territory. Today, we're one of the most technologically-advanced campuses in the Midwest. A public university, we are governed by the South Dakota System Board of Regents.
They specialize in computer management, computer information systems, and other related undergraduate and graduate programs. They offer associate’s, bachelor's, and graduate degrees, as well as certificates and minors that allow students to customize their plan of study.
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