Master of Science in Cyber Security

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  • Course level: Intermediate


Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) program prepares professionals to assume cybersecurity and information assurance leadership roles in corporations, agencies, and organizations. A curriculum rich in computer security management, IT security threat assessment, incident response, organizational management and behavior, and leadership challenges students to become creators of knowledge and inventors of processes.

The master’s in cybersecurity degree has been divided into a set of core courses that provide the necessary skills in cybersecurity, organizational behavior, and structure, research, and writing. The program then offers various specializations to allow students to select specific fields of study that they are passionate about, each having well-defined job prospects, derived from the NICE  framework, affiliated with them.

The Master of Science in Cyber Security Program is offered 100% online, allowing students to complete coursework in a timeframe that fits their schedule. This also requires that the student has the appropriate technology and connectivity to sustain constant participation in-class activities.

What Will I Learn?

  • The application of technical strategies, tools, and techniques to secure data and information for a client or customer.
  • Adherence to a high standard of ethical behavior.
  • The use of research in both established venues and innovative applications to expand the body of knowledge in cybersecurity.
  • The application of critical thinking to creatively and systematically solve the problems and meet the challenges of the ever-changing environments of cybersecurity.
  • The mastery of the skills necessary to move into leadership roles in companies, agencies, divisions, and departments.

Topics for this course

23 Lessons

Courses Outline

Introduction to Research and Writing for the IT Practitioner
Business Essentials
Foundations of Organizational Behavior for the IT Practitioner
The Hacker Mind: Profiling the IT Criminal
Quantum Leadership
Managing Secure Network Systems
Linux Networking and Security
Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures
Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment
Conducting Penetration and Security Tests
Securing Wireless Networks
Advanced Network Defense
Designing and Implementing Cloud Security
Secure Programming
Investigating Network Intrusions and Computer Forensics
Advanced Mobile Forensics and Security
Cyber Law
Incident Handling and Response
Disaster Recovery
Beyond Business Continuity
Global Business Leadership
Executive Information Security Management/ Executive Governance and Management
Project Management in IT Security

Material Includes

  • Level of Study: Graduate
  • Number of Courses: 12
  • Mode Of Study: Online
  • Duration: 2 Years


  • Student Enrollment Application.
  • Official government ID or passport (international students).
  • A photo of yourself holding your official government ID.
  • Official transcript(s) from the institution where the student received bachelor’s degree or most recent master’s degree.
  • An official evaluation of international credits (for students with international transcripts only).
  • Proof of English proficiency (international students only; see the section on English Requirement for International Students).

Target Audience

  • Practice your new skills with coding challenges.
  • Organize and structure your code using software.
  • Get friendly and fast support in the course.