Overview

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is an 18-month long program that ensures graduates have the technical skills to lead today’s organizations through security concerns and countermeasures. Each course is at least 45 classroom hours; 33 instructional credits and a 3-credit Master Thesis (Capstone) conducted in the field under the direction of a faculty advisor.

Prerequisites

Students must have an undergraduate degree in security, computer science, information technology, or a related field with a GPA of 2.5 of 4.0 or higher to be accepted into the program. Students must also have a general knowledge of one of the following: Python, MATLAB, MiniTab, or SPSS. Students who do not have basic programming knowledge are required to attend a one-week class. The tuition is $750

Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
RU 6209 Cryptography Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 30
Lab hours: 15
January 1, 2020
RU 6201 Information Security Theory Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
January 1, 2020
RU 6210 Intrusion Detection Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
RU 6208 Malware Reverse Engineering Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 30
Lab hours:15
January 1, 2020
RU 6202 Network and Systems Security Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
January 1, 2020
RU 6207 Operating Systems Security Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
January 1, 2020
RU 6205 Secure Software Design Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 35
Lab hours: 10
January 1, 2020
RU 6204 Security Audit and Compliance Testing Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
January 1, 2020
RU 6203 Security Policy Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 35
Lab hours: 10
January 1, 2021
RU 6280 Topics in Computer Forensics Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
January 1, 2020