Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Secure Your Company and Your Career with Cybersecurity Skills
Online fraud, botnets, identity theft, phishing, hacks, viruses, data breaches—there seems to be a new threat to our digital lives every single day. From personal information and passwords leaked on the dark web to DDoS attacks on critical networks vital to our way of life, there has never been a greater need for dedicated professionals trained in cybersecurity. There just aren’t enough trained IT security professionals to go around.
At Lewis University, we have a solution—the 100 percent online or on-ground Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCY).
In a strategic blend of computer science theory and practical, hands-on technical skills, this program will help you gain a deeper understanding of criminal activity in cyberspace and the most effective methods for thwarting it. You’ll set up virtual machines to detect cyber intrusions, helping you explore real-world threats in simulated environments. You’ll learn how to identify vulnerabilities, deploy firewalls, mitigate risks, root out cyberattacks and more. You’ll even have the opportunity to participate in the Cyber Defense Club, competing in cybersecurity events to hone your skills.
Whether you’re just getting into IT security or you want to take your career to the next level, this program will prepare you for jobs in the defense of digital assets, networks and systems at every level. Career opportunities can include:
- Cybersecurity Analyst
- Information Security Analyst
- Forensic Computer Specialist
- Security Architect
- IT Security Consultant
- And more
Why Lewis University?
100% Online or On-ground
Each of our programs were intentionally developed to meet the needs of busy, working adults.
Coursework is based on real-world situations, providing an education that is immediately applicable on the job.
Learn from cybersecurity experts, professionals in the field who every day discover new insights to bring to the classroom.