Cybersecurity (M.S.)

Master of Science. Major in Cybersecurity

Required Courses (both thesis and non-thesis tracks)

CYB 501(s) Cybersecurity Graduate Sem (1 credit taken three times.)3
CYB 507CS and Cyber Research Methods3
CYB 520Digital Forensics3
CYB 536Advanced Information Assurance3
CYB 540Advanced Networking & Security3
Total Hours15

Non-Thesis Track

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree, non-thesis track, requires the completion of 15 credits of required courses as listed above plus 15 credits of electives and Non-thesis Master's Research.  M.S. Cybersecurity non-thesis track students must complete a research project with the direction and advise of their major professor.

CYB 599Non-thesis Master's Research5
Electives as agreed with Advisor10
Total Hours15

Courses to total 30 credits for degree

Thesis Track

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree, thesis track, requires the completion of 15 credits of required courses as listed above plus 15 credits of electives and Master's Research and Thesis.  M.S. Cybersecurity thesis track students must complete and defend a thesis with the direction and advise of their major professor and graduate committee.

CYB 500Master's Research and Thesis6-9
Electives as agreed with Advisor6-9
Total Hours12-18

 Courses and thesis or research project to total 30 credits for this degree.