Master of Science in Computer Science / Computer Security
University of Southern California
The University of Southern California’s master’s degree in Computer Science focusing on Computer Security was created to respond to specific needs in industry and government. The program provides in-depth knowledge in the practices of computer security research, development, and deployment.
Students learn how to develop systems that enforce security of data. Coursework in this information security master’s degree online covers cryptography and statistical analysis of attacks, and implementation and management of systems that depend on security technologies for correct operation.
Career options for graduates include:
- Computer programming
- Government security
- Software design
- Information technology
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Southern California is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Requires a degree in engineering or closely related field.