MS In Cybersecurity

Kickstart your career in the growing cybersecurity field in one year

Overview

Tuition: 50% for Fall 2017

Domestic Application Deadline: July 31, 2017 International Application Deadline: Closing Now – call or email for immediate support

We are witnessing growing concern about cybersecurity in our interconnected society. Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, commanding an average salary of $116,000. But, we are experiencing a large talent gap in this field of cybersecurity – in Colorado alone there are 12,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs today. At the national level there are expected to be 1.5 million unfilled openings by 2019. At the Ritchie School our program is built to help you kickstart your career toward the growing Cybersecurity field all within a one-year format. The University of Denver is designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, ensuring that employers understand the strength of your preparation for the challenges in the cybersecurity landscape.

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Kickstart Your Career In Cybersecurity with the Ritchie School

Curriculum

Total Credit Hours

Between 48 and 64 credit hours depending on the number of “Fundamental Computer Science Coursework” courses needed. A placement exam will help determine the exact credit hours.

Program Structure

For the most up-to-date course descriptions & curriculum requirements please visit the Office of the Registrar’s website.

Admissions

To view the admissions requirements, please go here and follow the instructions below: 

  • Choose Doctorate or Masters
  • Select Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Select the appropriate degree program.