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MS Cybersecurity

Overview

The Master's in Cybersecurity degree at Southeast focuses on developing a highly skilled Cybersecurity workforce with specialization in the area of critical infrastructure as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Prerequisites for students from Non-CS majors

CS 500 - Fundamentals of Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Object Orientation
  • Standard libraries with an emphasis on practical programming
CS 503 - Fundamentals of Computing
  • Basic understanding of fundamental concepts in computer organization
  • Networks
  • Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
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What You'll Do

  • Develop critical reasoning and technical writing skills
  • Develop professional presentation skills
  • Receive focused attention from faculty advisors.
  • Have the opportunity to enter the field without a BS in Computer Science, Cyber Security or a similar degree


What You'll Study

  • CY520 Information Security in System Administration (3)
  • CY640 Security of Critical Infrastructure (3)
  • CY670 Secure Operating Environments (3)


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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Cybersecurity manager
  • Cybersecurity analyst

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