Why Choose Saint Leo’s Online Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity Program?
Saint Leo University offers one of the best online master’s degree in cybersecurity programs in the country. While being afforded the flexibility to balance work and home life with your master’s degree studies, our online cybersecurity program will help you succeed upon graduation. This online cybersecurity program satisfies the dual needs of preparing graduates to: (1) Fill the need for information security and assurance professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities to protect the information systems of different types of organizations, and to support the nation’s information infrastructure; and (2) Conduct advanced research in information security and assurance.
Online cybersecurity students develop core competencies in operating systems and networks. They focus on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures; database security; software applications security; security policies; application security; network and distributed systems security; cryptography; and security protocols. This is what helps us offer the best online master’s degree in cybersecurity program that you will find.
As the complexity of enterprise systems and critical IT infrastructure continues to grow, there is an emerging need for talented information-security specialists and sophisticated practitioners in cybersecurity who are well-versed in the science of protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructure from attack. These information security professionals require proficiency in a variety of current and emerging technologies, including computer and network security, digital forensics, cryptography, web security, biometrics, compliance and legal issues, software security, mobile security, and cloud computing security. You will learn those proficiencies in this online cybersecurity master’s program.
Flexibility for the working professional
Contact your Graduate Admissions Counselor for more information on how a master's program can fit into your life. This program is taught online to graduate students seeking an advanced degree in cybersecurity. Students enrolled in the online program are admitted any semester during the year.
The curriculum for the cybersecurity master’s degree is aligned with the core curriculum for graduate information assurance degrees set forth by the National Security Agency (NSA). The curriculum is also designed to align with the knowledge units covered in many industry-recognized professional certifications in information security, such as Security+, CISSP, SSCP, CSSLP and CISM.
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