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Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Prepares individuals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating or protecting critical computer systems, information, networks, infrastructures and communications networks. Students will be well-versed in the knowledge and critical thinking related to domestic and international legal systems, and to private and public policies and ethics, as they apply cybersecurity to information protection, terrorism, fraud, theft, intelligence/counterintelligence, digital forensics, and pre-emptive and strategic force operation application situations.

Delivery Method

Cohort model. Core courses and a pre-determined set of electives will be delivered as classroom courses. Students may opt into other electives via online study.

Admission Requirements

  • No GRE, or GMAT required.

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.4 and above.

  • Some type of background in Information Systems.

Transfer Policy

Most Webster graduate programs accept up to 12 hours of graduate transfer credit not already attached to a degree.

Special Characteristics

  • Graduates will be capable of explaining important principles and theories used throughout the field of cybersecurity.

  • Graduates will be capable of applying knowledge in the field of cybersecurity to analyze real-world problems.

  • Graduates will be capable of effectively integrating knowledge in the field of cybersecurity to propose solutions to real-world problems.