University of Charleston

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

female IT professional in data center
  • duration

    Less than 3 Years

  • format


  • Location


Program Overview

As businesses move to a more digital presence with such items as transactions and storage, professionals are needed to combat cyber threats and protect customer information. This program helps you position yourself for a leadership role in this field, with the knowledge and skills to secure a lifelong career.

IT Engineer Configuring Servers

Program Highlights

  • Job growth is expected to increase as more and more businesses move to a more in-depth, online presence.

  • You can complete this degree in five terms.

  • An outstanding faculty of content specialists provide instruction within a format designed for online learners.

  • Emphasis on “real world” application.

Program Outcomes

  • Job Opportunities:

    • Chief Security Officer
    • Information Systems Operations
    • Cyber Operations Planning
    • Security Program Management
    • Security Planning
    • Policy Development
  • Learn the Industry

    You will be able to develop a strategic implementation of security programs, policies, and information management, and be able to analyze the demands of a system’s security.

  • Be Prepared for Success

    You’ll learn practiced methods for protecting data integrity and confidentiality, and how to synthesize a variety of challenging organizational, legal, and technological concepts concerning cybersecurity.

Meet the Faculty

Add M. Gonzalez

Meet the Faculty

Add M. Gonzalez

Additional Information

Admissions Requirements

Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston. A visit to campus to meet with Admissions personnel and program faculty is strongly encouraged.

How Much Will it Cost?

View our Tuition & Fees page

Curriculum and Course Catalog