At South College, the Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree program is designed to help prepare students for cyber warfare through intrusion detection, analysis, and lawful countermeasures to protect the data and systems of an organization. The goal of the program is to provide organizations with individuals skilled at penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, and threat detection, with a clear understanding of the law and ethics involved in such actions. Developed with industry professionals with education experience, this targeted cybersecurity program was created to meet the market need and address a massive job gap in an industry where qualified applicants who have advanced beyond graduate level are in-demand.
40 weeks (full-time)
Available for qualified applicants
Earn your Master's Degree in Cybersecurity online
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships are available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financing options available, contact us today.
The field of cybersecurity is projected to grow significantly.
Graduate programs like the Master of Science in Cybersecurity are designed to be targeted to a specific career path. Unlike other institutions, which rely on a single graduate degree with open electives, our Master of Science in Cybersecurity program requires specific courses aligned with necessary skills, putting students on a direct path over 40 weeks to acquire the skills and embark on a path of lifelong learning.
Expanding the roster of the School of Computer Science and Engineering by providing career enhancement for current professionals to advance into master’s-level positions, South College’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is fully online. This cybersecurity program is intended to attract professionals who desire to start on the path with career advancement opportunities with short paths to completion.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).