Online Masters in Cybersecurity 2020

When students want the flexibility to pursue a master’s degree while working, an online program may be best. A postgraduate degree program often focuses on a specific area of study, which can give students more expertise. An online master’s degree may be completed in as little as two years. What is an online Master in Cyber Security? This program is often designed to give students a st… Read more

When students want the flexibility to pursue a master’s degree while working, an online program may be best. A postgraduate degree program often focuses on a specific area of study, which can give students more expertise. An online master’s degree may be completed in as little as two years.

What is an online Master in Cyber Security? This program is often designed to give students a strong foundation in the key areas of digital forensics, biometrics, cryptography, and computer and network security. With core courses such as introduction to operating systems, application security, biometrics, design and analysis of algorithms, computer networking, applied cryptography, information, and security, you may be better prepared to protect electronic infrastructures from dangerous attacks.

Because so many of today’s businesses rely on computers, someone with this knowledge may be prepared for a successful career. A Master in Cyber Security could give you the tools and insight you need for faster promotions and higher starting salaries than someone who only has a bachelor’s degree or no degree.

The cost of an online master’s degree can vary greatly from one school to the next. The exact program you want to take and its potential duration are likely to play a role in tuition. If you want to get a better estimate, you’ll need to contact the school you are thinking of attending.

Before you start this program, you may want to think about the careers you’ll qualify for after graduation. Some students with this education have gone on to become vulnerability analysts, penetration testers, security analysts, security architects and security application programmers. Most people with this education work with the development of cyber security products. However, the exact career you are able to get is likely to depend on your previous work history and education. You can also use this online Master in Cyber Security as a stepping stone for further education.

Is this type of program right for you? Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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IUBH Online
Bad Honnef, Germany

The Master program Computer Science intends to intensify and extend the basic knowledge, students already gained within their Bachelor studies. Therefore, interdisciplinary co ... +

The Master program Computer Science intends to intensify and extend the basic knowledge, students already gained within their Bachelor studies. Therefore, interdisciplinary content aims to prepare students for their future roles in the field of Cyber-Security. You will study a mixture of advanced computer science topics in combination with relevant Cyber-Security-knowledge. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Online
 
UC Berkeley School of Information
Berkeley, USA

The UC Berkeley School of Information’s online Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) prepares students with the technical, conceptual, and practical skills needed for ... +

The UC Berkeley School of Information’s online Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) prepares students with the technical, conceptual, and practical skills needed for a professional career in cybersecurity. The MICS program features live online classes, interactive coursework developed by faculty from the I School and the College of Engineering, and an in-person immersion. Graduates will be prepared to pursue leadership roles in organizations across sectors and industries. GMAT/GRE required. -
Master
Full-time
20 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science
Syracuse, USA

Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an online M.S. in Cybersecurity preparing students to predict, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks.

Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an online M.S. in Cybersecurity preparing students to predict, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. -
MSc
Full-time
15 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
EC-Council University
Albuquerque, USA

The Incident Management and Business Continuity specialization focuses on handling and responding to various security incidents, identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropr ... +

The Incident Management and Business Continuity specialization focuses on handling and responding to various security incidents, identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent information failure risks. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
06 Apr 2020
Online
 
Mercyhurst University
Erie, USA

Mercyhurst’s online Cyber Risk Management integrates traditional elements of risk management with cutting-edge science in big data and cyber security, providing you with the s ... +

Mercyhurst’s online Cyber Risk Management integrates traditional elements of risk management with cutting-edge science in big data and cyber security, providing you with the skills to assess and mitigate cyber risks and protect intellectual property. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
College Park, USA

Our cybersecurity Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering degrees prepare engineers the skills and knowledge that they can apply to their jobs in industr ... +

Our cybersecurity Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering degrees prepare engineers the skills and knowledge that they can apply to their jobs in industry and government. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
31 Aug 2020
31 Jul 2020
Online
 
The Citadel
Charleston, USA

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. B ... +

The Citadel’s Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies (ISS) prepares students to enhance national security through intelligence and homeland security leadership. Best practices for intelligence collection and analysis and national security combined with current theory, research, and experience give students the background necessary to cultivate critical thinking, concise writing, and effective briefing. By introducing applicable management principles and policy analysis, the program fosters the leadership skills to successfully address security and intelligence challenges facing the United States. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
May 2020
15 Apr 2020
Online
 
University of Delaware Online
Newark, USA

UD is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for meeting the ... +

UD is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for meeting the federal government's rigorous standards for cybersecurity education. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
May 2020
Online
 
University of London
London, United Kingdom

This NCSC-certified master's degree addresses both the technical and management aspects of cybersecurity. Learn about cryptography, computer and network security, and security ... +

This NCSC-certified master's degree addresses both the technical and management aspects of cybersecurity. Learn about cryptography, computer and network security, and security management from one of the foremost academic security groups in the world. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Oct 2020
31 Aug 2020
Online
 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online
Winona, USA

Our online Master of Science in Cybersecurity prepares you to become a leader in preventing cyber-attacks. In addition to skills in business communication, risk assessment and ... +

Our online Master of Science in Cybersecurity prepares you to become a leader in preventing cyber-attacks. In addition to skills in business communication, risk assessment and applied ethics, you'll build on your technical expertise, prepare for CISSP and CISM certifications, and graduate ready for a top-paying position. -
MSc
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Open UIDE
Quito, Ecuador

The Cybersecurity Master's degree aims to develop skills in the area of engineering and technology of an organization, specifically in the application of cyber intelligence, m ... +

The Cybersecurity Master's degree aims to develop skills in the area of engineering and technology of an organization, specifically in the application of cyber intelligence, malware analysis, technical audits of systems and networks, management of security incidents, secure development of web applications, monitoring and correlation of security events, among others, for the effective and efficient exercise of these functions to manage the organization's computer risks. The object of study of the program focuses on developing professional skills and abilities to solve computer security problems at through the technical and practical application of information systems, development of software and application analysis, design of network and database administration, and scientific research methodology that facilitate technological development in the country through cybersecurity. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Online
 
Utica College Online
Utica, USA

The Online MS in Cybersecurity - Malware Analysis teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge an ... +

The Online MS in Cybersecurity - Malware Analysis teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in cyber intelligence, critical infrastructures, and investigative principles. With specializations in Malware Analysis, Electronic Crime, Intelligence, Computer Forensics and Cyber Operations, the program has earned Center of Excellence designations from both the NSA/DHS and EC-Council. -
MSc
Part-time
18 - 20 months
English
Online
 
Lewis University Online
Romeoville, USA

Customize your online MS in Computer Science degree with a concentration in Cyber Security. Learn how to identify, monitor and investigate organizational cyber-threats, as wel ... +

Customize your online MS in Computer Science degree with a concentration in Cyber Security. Learn how to identify, monitor and investigate organizational cyber-threats, as well as how to recommend steps and create responses to combat them. In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
IMF Business School
Madrid, Spain

In recent years, the number of companies that decided to invest in protecting themselves against cyber attacks has increased by 33%. A recent report from the European Union fo ... +

In recent years, the number of companies that decided to invest in protecting themselves against cyber attacks has increased by 33%. A recent report from the European Union foresees the creation of almost 1 million jobs related to cybersecurity by the year 2020. And in 2015 cybersecurity has been identified in the World Economic Forum as one of the main risks of the economy in the world. Therefore, and given the growing demand for qualified professionals, IMF Business School , Deloitte and the University of Nebrija, have developed this Master in Cybersecurity, which manages to adapt to the needs of those interested, opting for high-level online training with the ease of doing it from anywhere. It is the only master of the totally online market of 60 ECTS and supported by a University -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Campus
 
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Madrid, Spain +1 More

The master's degree in Cybersecurity, Cyberterrorism and Cyberwar is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to ... +

The master's degree in Cybersecurity, Cyberterrorism and Cyberwar is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) . The contents of the cyberterrorism master's degree are focused on the theoretical-practical study of the impact of the cybernetic dimension on the internal and international relations of every State. This cyberwar master seeks to deepen the challenges, risks and opportunities of the digital era facing governments, businesses, non-governmental and international organizations and individuals. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Sep 2020
Online
 

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