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Online Master's in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Cybersecurity: Another Word for Job Security

The global cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed $10 trillion by 2025, and that number is projected keep growing.* As the damage from cyberattacks, hacking, and ransomware incidents increases, so does the need for certified professionals to protect businesses, organizations, and public institutions. 鶹ý Online’s Master’s in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics offers the advanced education and training you need to advance your career and become a leader in this critical field.

Our program prepares practicing IT professionals to combat cybercrime through training on the latest cyber forensic tools and techniques. The curriculum includes instruction in network and cloud forensics, e-discovery, incident response, and penetration testing, as well as relevant legal and theoretical topics so students can gain a holistic understanding of the environment in which they work.

Affordable

Flexible Schedule

Fully Accredited

Complete in two years or less*

36 Credits

100% Online

One-on-One Attention

In-Demand Career

*Note: A student’s completion time is dependent upon the number of existing credits they have and can transfer, the number of credits they choose to take each term, and the terms in which they enroll.

Gain the Skills Employers Want

Graduates of our online Master’s in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics will excel in key skills, including:

  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws and statutes
  • Collecting and preserving digital evidence
  • Identifying attack vectors and vulnerabilities
  • Analyzing and auditing information systems for signs of compromise
  • Producing professional forensic reports
  • Presenting an oral defense of forensic findings

Top Careers for Graduates

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics graduates can purse diverse career paths, such as:

  • Chief Data Officer
  • Cyber Crime Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Architect
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Information System Security Officer
  • IT Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Network Engineer/Architect
  • Supervisory IT Specialist

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Admissions

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  • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the .
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field (information assurance, computer science, network administration or computer security) and at least two years of related work experience or a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in an unrelated field and at least five years of experience in information technology, telecommunication systems, system administration, network management, or information assurance.
  • Personal statement.

Tuition

$705.00 Per Credit / $2,115.00 Per Course (3 Credits)

  • 鶹ý offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
  • 鶹ý Online has simplified the cost of your online master’s degree by eliminating all fees. 
  • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.

Courses

Students in the online Master’s in Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics program can choose from a variety of courses including:

  • Incident Response and Evidence Collection    
  • Malware Detection, Analysis, and Prevention    
  • Mock Intrusion and Response    
  • File Systems Forensic Analysis    
  • Windows Intrusion Forensic Investigations    

Digital Forensics Certificate Option

Stevenson offers a fully-online graduate certificate for those interested in advancing their career in cybersecurity and digital forensics. 


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