As one of the fastest growing and in-demand fields, cybersecurity is facing a shortage of talent. Fill the talent gap by learning to analyze security needs and provide effective solutions. Navigate cybersecurity challenges as you develop the technical skills needed to solve security breaches, conduct computer forensics analysis, and set up secure networks. The curriculum aligns with the Common Body of Knowledge for CISSP certification.
Looking for more critical management skills? See the master's concentration in Cybersecurity Management.
Skills You'll Learn
Develop and implement information security policies and procedures
Design secure network solutions and applications
Evaluate encryption standards and solutions
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Information Security Analyst Salary: National Average
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"That master's degree had been on my bucket list for more than 20 years and I just started thinking now’s the time, I'm not going to procrastinate anymore!" —Carolyn Hinkley, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.
As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed its Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide).
The National Security Agency (NSA) CAE Program Office manages the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity programs. The University of Denver is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2020.