Master of Science in Computer Science / Cybersecurity
Franklin University

Program Details

The online master’s degree in Computer Science focusing on Cybersecurity provides students with the knowledge to communicate with organizational stakeholders and translate an evolving set of needs into high-level systems requirements. Throughout the program, students learn how to integrate new systems within the broader hardware and software environment, as well as set software development standards.

Courses examine project processes and products, including analyzing problems and design trade-offs to make design decisions that address needs. Graduates will be prepared for mid-level career opportunities as a software architect, data analyst, date modeler, software engineer or quality assurance leader.

Classes specific to the online Cybersecurity degree pathway include topics such as:

  • Information assurance
  • Software and app security
  • Cryptography

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Franklin University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA or submit GRE/GMAT test scores.
  • Prerequisites in computer science and math required.