Master of Science in Computer Science / Cybersecurity
Southern Methodist University

Program Details

Students gain a variety of capabilities and skills with a master’s degree in Computer Science from SMU. The Cybersecurity track takes an in-depth look at the security of computer systems, data, and networks.

Courses in this online Computer Science degree cover the design, implementation, and evaluation of computer-based systems, processes, components, and programs. Students learn how to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics to software design and computing problems. Students can choose specialization electives from a wide range of available courses.

Electives available to students pursuing the online master’s in Cybersecurity include:

  • Cloud computing
  • Hardware security and trojan detection
  • Digital forensics
  • Border and transportation security
  • Cryptography and data security

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Methodist University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related discipline
  • A reasonable level of mathematical maturity.