Masters of Science in Computer Science / Cyber Security
Lewis University

Program Details

Are you ready to push the boundaries of computer science? Create future-shaping innovations with Lewis University's online MS in Computer Science. Through hands-on coursework, you will learn advanced computing while honing your problem-solving, analytical and creative abilities. Gain highly valued tech knowledge and skills in this rapidly growing field, and get ready to shape tomorrow's technology in dramatic ways.

  • Cyber Security Concentration: Learn how to identify, monitor and investigate organizational cyber-threats, as well as how to recommend steps and create responses to combat them. Become an expert in encryption and authentication systems, and learn how to design software and networks that mitigate cyber attacks. Gain the ability to specify tools and architectures that proactively and reactively secure information systems.
    • 100% online format
    • Complete in as little as 2 years

Why Choose Lewis University?

  • Outcomes-based learning that allows you to gain in-depth knowledge and experience in developing enterprise-scale applications, database systems, security solutions and intelligent automated systems.
  • Personalized, flexible education that fits your career goals, with the option to choose a targeted concentration area.
  • Capstone thesis or project that results in a publication-worthy document or a computer systems project sponsored by an external organization. Your work will combine theory and practice and demonstrate to employers your abilities as an innovator and problem-solver.
  • Experienced faculty who have tremendous industry experience and who share their passion for computer science and the latest learning in a fast-changing field

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics or information systems is preferred
  • Applicants without undergraduate coursework in computer science or a related field will take up to four courses (13 credit hours) to provide the required foundation to pursue advanced study
  • Full admission requires 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Two-page statement of purpose
  • A current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission