Program Overview

Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Information Assurance & Cyber Security program provides students with the knowledge and skills to make strategic decisions about information security issues, including identity theft and other forms of electronic fraud, computer viruses, hacking attacks, and even cyber warfare. Students are able to tailor their course selections to enhance their individual backgrounds, resulting in a customized program which meets their personal and professional goals. A required capstone project lets each student demonstrate their knowledge and training by tackling a specific and current information security issue.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    Statement of purpose. Professional resume. Two letters of recommendation. Official undergraduate degree documentation.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Toronto.

    Northeastern's nine colleges and schools offer bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in a wide variety of academic disciplines and professional areas:

    • College of Arts, Media and Design
    • D'Amore-McKim School of Business
    • College of Computer and Information Science
    • College of Engineering
    • Bouve College of Health Sciences
    • School of Law
    • College of Professional Studies
    • College of Science
    • College of Social Sciences and Humanities

    The College of Professional Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees completely online.

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