Master of Science
Cybersecurity, Master of Science
Earn a cybersecurity master’s degree online and meet the critical demand for keeping powerful yet vulnerable computing systems safe. This program from NAU’s nationally renowned School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems offers faculty mentors with vast experience and up-to-the-minute knowledge. Contacts with the US Air Force, Navy, the National Science Foundation, and other vital organizations elevate opportunities.
The need for information security analysts to fight cybercrimes is expected to grow 32 percent through 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Learn the latest technologies, processes, and practices that provide cybersecurity and information assurance. Design and protect networks, devices, programs, and data from damage and unauthorized access in private, military, or governmental organizations.
Our Master of Science degree provides exceptional career and educational flexibility fitting for a dynamic field integral to virtually all areas of our global modern civilization. Course electives range from cybersecurity-aware business administration to heavy-duty combinatorics and their role in secure hardware and software design. Specialization research areas include:
- full-stack security—the integration of software and hardware cryptographic features
- secure memory chip design
- wireless network design and security
Structured online degrees have five start dates each semester, so you can enroll on your timeline.
- Online: Structured