Master of Science in Computer Science / Cybersecurity
University of the Potomac

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity is an online information technology degree from the University of the Potomac for those interested in fighting cybercrime.  With the growth of computer and technology use in personal and professional areas of life, there is a great deal of sensitive information stored and passed online, increasing the need for cybersecurity professionals.  You will learn to protect data and mitigate damage caused by hackers and other forms of cyber warfare in this online cybersecurity degree.  Courses in this concentration include:

  • Computer Forensics and Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Law and Policy
  • Hacking Methodology

All students completing a Master of Science in Computer Science, regardless of concentration, will study various topics, including software engineering, mobile computing, data analytics, and high-performance computing.  Combining theory and applied research, this online degree provides comprehensive knowledge in current trends in the field through courses taught by qualified, real-world professional faculty.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)