Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Northcentral University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity at Northcentral University exposes you to the latest tools, practices, methods and procedures used to manage and protect critical information infrastructures and other sensitive assets. You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to protect computers, networks, programs and data from disruption, unauthorized access, alteration or even destruction. The curriculum is also aligned to the standards associated with Certified Information Systems Security Professional® (CISSP).

Data makes the world go around. As we grow more reliant upon data, we also grow more vulnerable. Protecting this complex cyber infrastructure takes constant vigilance, dedication and education. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity at Northcentral University will expose students to the latest tools, practices, methods and procedures used to manage and protect critical information infrastructures and other sensitive assets. You will gain the knowledge you need to protect systems, networks and data from disruption, unauthorized access, alteration or even destruction. This comprehensive program investigates the current trends and emerging threats in the industry. You will learn how to use monitoring systems, intrusion detection functions and forensic tools to identify cyber threats. You’ll also learn how to secure networks and systems and prevent subsequent attacks. NCU’s MS in Cybersecurity prepares you to work within this dynamic field by helping them gain the skills, hands-on experience and practical knowledge needed by today’s cybersecurity professionals. The curriculum is also aligned to the standards associated with Certified Information Systems Security Professional® (CISSP).

Requirements

  • Admission to an NCU master’s program requires a conferred bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited academic institution or an international institution determined to be equivalent through an approved evaluation service
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended
  • Students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in computer science will substitute a particular class in their degree plans

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).