Sunday, December 22, 2013

Cybersecurity Master's Degrees

MASTERS DEGREE IN CYBERSECURITY


1.)                Degree and university name: MS Justice Studies: Cybersecurity Concentration, Southern New Hampshire University





School: School of Arts & Sciences

Brief Description: Learn how to counter online financial fraud for individuals and organizations, protect the privacy of minors and other at-risk groups and fight against cyberterrorism with SNHU’s online MS in Justice Studies Degree-Cybersecurity concentration program. Justice Studies MS – Cybersecurity is for students interested in careers in crime and technology. Related topics include information technology, information security and telecommunications.


url:
http://www.snhu.edu/online-degrees/graduate-degrees/justice-studies-MS-online/cybersecurity.asp

bachelors degree:
BS Computer Information Technology: Cybersecurity degree Online
certifications:
Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate


2.)                Degree and university name: Master of Science in Cybersecurity, University of Maryland



School: Graduate school, University of Maryland University College

Brief Description:
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity provides practitioners with the framework and knowledge to protect an organization's cyber assets. The program focuses on prevention, detection, countering, and recovery from cyber incidents. Students learn about technical tools and organizational practices such as training, access control, evidence collection, and disaster recovery and business continuity planning.

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is designed for midcareer professionals who wish to help meet the challenges posed by increasing cyber-threats. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the program is designed to provide students with a broad analytical framework for evaluating and solving cybersecurity problems.
                               Minor in Cybersecurity
                               Major in Computer Networks and Security
certifications:
Certificate in Computer Networking
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology
                         Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation
                         Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Cybersecurity
                         Certificate in Homeland Security Management
                         Certificate in Information Assuarance

3.)                Degree and university name: Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy, University of Maryland



School: Graduate school, University of Maryland University College

Brief Description: The cybersecurity policy program examines strategies for societal responses to cybersecurity threats at enterprise, national and global levels. The roles of government, interorganizational alliances, and international cooperatives are explored, as well as legal concepts such as privacy, intellectual property, and civil liberties.

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy is designed for midcareer professionals who wish to help meet the challenges posed by increasing cyber-threats. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the program is designed to provide students with a broad analytical framework for evaluating and solving cybersecurity problems.
                               Minor in Cybersecurity
                               Major in Computer Networks and Security
certifications:
Certificate in Computer Networking
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology
                         Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation
                         Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Cybersecurity
                         Certificate in Homeland Security Management
                         Certificate in Information Assuarance

4.)                Degree and university name: Master of Science (MS) in digital forensics and cyber investigation, University of Maryland



School: Graduate school, University of Maryland University College

Brief Description: While technology is changing at such a rapid pace, the rules governing the application of digital forensics to the fields of auditing, homeland security, and law enforcement are evolving as well. The Master of Science (MS) in digital forensics and cyber investigation is designed for midcareer professionals who wish to help meet the challenges posed in uncovering digital evidence. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the program helps provide students with a broad analytical framework for becoming cyber investigators.

The Master of Science (MS) in digital forensics and cyber investigation is designed for midcareer professionals who wish to help meet the challenges posed in uncovering digital evidence.

bachelors degree:
Major in Cybersecurity
                               Minor in Cybersecurity
                               Major in Computer Networks and Security
certifications:
Certificate in Computer Networking
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology
                         Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation
                         Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Cybersecurity
                         Certificate in Homeland Security Management
                         Certificate in Information Assuarance

5.)                Degree and university name: Master of Science in Information Technology: Homeland Security Management, University of Maryland



School: Graduate school, University of Maryland University College

Brief Description:
The Homeland Security Management (HSMN) specialization provides managers and practitioners with the background to prepare for and deal with a wide range of man-made and natural threats and vulnerabilities at the community and organizational level. The curriculum prepares students to perform security risk assessments and to develop strategies to mitigate threats to people, physical facilities, and information-dependent critical infrastructure as well to plan for and manage operational recovery. Courses also explore the evolving roles within various first responder communities regarding pre-event planning and post-event response.
                               Minor in Cybersecurity
                               Major in Computer Networks and Security
certifications:
Certificate in Computer Networking
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology
                         Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation
                         Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Cybersecurity
                         Certificate in Homeland Security Management
                         Certificate in Information Assuarance

6.)                Degree and university name: Master of Science in Information Technology: Information Assurance, University of Maryland


School: Graduate school, University of Maryland University College

Brief Description: The information assurance specification provides a thorough knowledge base for managers and technology professionals concerned with the design, development, implementation, operation, and management of secure information systems and with the protection of an organization's information assets. The specialization provides students with a practical understanding of the principles of data protection, network security, and computer forensics. The specialization also introduces students to the ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with information security. Laboratory exercises are included in some courses to enhance the learning experience.
                               Minor in Cybersecurity
                               Major in Computer Networks and Security
certifications:
Certificate in Computer Networking
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy
                         Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology
                         Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation
                         Graduate Certificate in Foundations of Cybersecurity
                         Certificate in Homeland Security Management
                         Certificate in Information Assuarance

7.)                Degree and university name: Cybersecurity, MS: NYU-ePoly, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York University



School: Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Brief Description:
As the demand for skilled information-security professionals continues to grow, computer and network professionals now can turn to this online, in-demand Master’s to emerge as sophisticated practitioners in cyber security, the science of protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructures from attack. Acquire a solid foundation in key technologies — computer and network security, digital forensics, cryptography, and biometrics. Study with internationally recognized faculty from Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) Laboratory. With industry continuing to place top priority on safeguarding its data and information systems, you become well-prepared for careers in developing security products, as security-application programmers, security analysts, penetration testers, vulnerability analysts and security architects.
8.)                Degree and university name: Master of Cyber Security, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California



School: USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Brief Description:
The Master of Cyber Security (MCBS) is intended for graduate students who desire to: a) obtain jobs in which computer network operations knowledge and skills are required; b) continue an education path toward a doctorate degree with focus on information security. It is also for individuals who are in degree programs or job fields that have some responsibility with information security and desire enhanced knowledge and skills.

The degree focuses on the fundamentals of developing, engineering and operating secure information systems. Students will be well versed in the challenges and problems of secure operating systems, secure applications, secure networking, use of cryptography and key management. They will understand how to develop a security policy and how policy drives technology decisions.


9.)                Degree and university name:  MS in Management of Secure Information Systems, George Mason University




School: School of Management, School of Public Policy, and Volgenau School of Engineering

Brief Description:
Our MS in Management of Secure Information Systems is a cross-disciplinary cyber security degree program drawing on the expertise of faculty members within the School of Management, School of Public Policy, and Volgenau School of Engineering attracting midcareer students actively engaged in the cyber security field in both the private sector and government.

Our cyber security degree program provides you with the leadership and management expertise you need while addressing the specific technology and policy challenges of modern information systems and networks.

10.)            Degree and university name: Master’s in Cybersecurity and Leadership, University of Washington Tacoma
School: Institute of technology

Brief Description:
The master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) is designed for those with a bachelor’s degree who are seeking a competitive advantage for advancement, either within the military or in government agencies and the private sector, for positions of responsibility in the growth areas of cybersecurity operations and personnel leadership. This program will provide an essential service to our students and the local cybersecurity cluster and related information assurance communities. The MCL program will provide a thorough knowledge base for managers and technology leaders concerned with the design, development, implementation, operation, and management of cybersecurity systems, and the protection of an organization's information assets. Graduates will have the necessary skills to effect organizational change and protect companies from the cyber threat.

url:
http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/institute-technology/about-masters-cybersecurity-leadership

11.)            Degree and university name: Master of Science in Information Technology With a Specialization in Cybersecurity, Florida Tech University Online






School: Harris Institute for Assured Information

Brief Description:
Technology has integrated itself into nearly every aspect of our lives, and with the cost of cyber crimes exceeding $100 billion each year, the need for increased security – along with knowledgeable cyber security specialists – has become critical. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook reports that national growth in computer-related fields will grow 30% through 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations. Whether you want to put your expertise to work for businesses, government agencies or military organizations, Florida Tech’s Master of Science in Information Technology with a Specialization in Cybersecurity will position you for success in this exciting, fast-paced field. You’ll study complex security issues, gaining advanced knowledge in security models, access control, risk management, virtualization, intellectual property, incident response and systems security.

certifications:
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

12.)            Degree and university name:  Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Florida Tech University Online





School: Harris Institute for Assured Information

Brief Description:
The threat is real. Today, our nation is waging a war online with up to 10 million cyber attacks reported every day.* To fight back, businesses, government agencies and the military are enlisting teams of highly-trained cybersecurity experts. To meet the demand for knowledgeable professionals, Florida Tech’s Harris Institute for Assured Information – created through a partnership with global security leader the Harris Corporation – is offering a Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, delivered 100% online. This powerful degree will prepare you for a high-level position in a field that the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupation Outlook Handbook expects to witness 22% growth through 2018.

certifications:
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

13.)            Degree and university name: Master of Science in Cybersecurity in Computer Science, George Washington University

School: School of Engineering and Applied Science

Brief Description:
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity in Computer Science is a new degree program in the Department of Computer Science at the George Washington University. This program was created to respond to the large and fast-growing need for technical Cybersecurity experts nationally and internationally. It will be the first such degree in the Nation’s capital, and one of a few graduate degrees in Cybersecurity in the US and the world.

14.)            Degree and university name: Master of Science in Information Security Management, University of Fairfax



Brief Description:
The accredited Master of Science in Information Security Management (MSISM) degree program consists of 12 online courses. All of your MSISM credits will apply to your University of Fairfax Cybersecurity Doctorate on our Online Cybersecurity Education Path.

The MSISM consists of 36 semester credits beyond a baccalaureate degree, including 12 credits towards a specialization, enabling you to tailor your program of study to your particular professional interests and goals.

PhD:
Doctor of Science in Information Assurance
          Doctorate in Information Assurance


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