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Online Master of Science in Cyber Security

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Are you interested in entering one of the most rapidly growing and highest paying industries* in the U.S.? Valpo’s online MS in Cyber Security can help you build the technical skills that employers are seeking. Download the free brochure for more information about the program, including:

  • Tuition
  • Course requirements
  • The in-demand abilities you’ll gain as a student

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Careers in this field are expected to grow as much as 18%* from 2014 to 2024—much faster than the national average.

About the Program

Valparaiso University’s online Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCYB) provides the practical, technical training you need to combat evolving digital threats.

Developed based on years of NSA staff input, the program is designed to arm you with skills that are of highest priority to employers, preparing you to seamlessly enter the workforce and outpace hackers around the globe.

Throughout the program, you’ll work to develop your abilities in:

  • Ethical hacking and counter measures
  • Cyber operations
  • Cryptography
  • Reverse software engineering
  • Cyber forensics
  • Communicating technical information

...among many other areas.


The curriculum features a broad selection of hands-on, interactive electives that build on the program’s fundamental coursework, allowing you to create an academic plan that suits your professional goals.

You'll also have access to our virtualization facility, a unique asset that allows you and other VU students to model and operate within thousands of security scenarios and exercises. This complex and diverse array of computing environments effectively simulates the real world challenges of complex modern institutions. Your coursework will use this unique resource as a hands-on laboratory for black-hat, grey-hat, and white-hat exercises to illustrate classroom concepts and strategies. This practical experience will develop the skills you and employers need and expect in a live, dynamic setting.

To learn more about the program and begin your path towards expanded career opportunities in this booming, dynamic field, fill out the form above and download a free brochure.

Experience Valpo

Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1859
  • Undergraduate students: 3,000
  • Law & Graduate Students: 1,100
  • Full-time Faculty: 220
  • Faculty Holding Ph.D. or Terminal Degree in Their Field (%): 90%
  • Student-faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Average Class Size: 22
  • Graduates Employed or Engaged in Graduate Education Within a Year of Graduating (%): 93.7%
  • Alumni Network Size: 45,000+

Accolades

  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges as one of the top 10 regional universities in the Midwest every year since 1990
  • Consistently appears near the top of the U.S. News Best Value list, ranking first among Midwestern regional universities in 2019
  • Ranked No. 5 in the Midwest for Best Undergraduate Teaching by U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Ranked No. 4 in the Midwest for Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report (2019)
  • Included in The Princeton Review’s "2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region"

To learn more about Valparaiso University and speak to an Admissions Specialist, fill out the form and download a free brochure.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Information Security Analysts, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited May 18, 2017).