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University of Massachusetts Lowell – Online Master of Science in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration2019-06-18T20:29:48+00:00

University of Massachusetts Lowell – Online Master of Science in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration

Program Overview

According to the University of Massachusetts:

“Cyber security is an increasingly important concern for government agencies, defense contractors, e-commerce companies, bio-tech research firms, and numerous other business entities that are concerned with the protection of their information capital. Students pursuing this area of concentration will develop an understanding of computer network security principles, human behavior, systems, cyber forensics, and the strategies and agencies (federal and state) that are intended to secure the nation from cyber-attacks. Offered through UMass Lowell’s Division of Online and Continuing Education and taught by faculty in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies, this 10-course online Master’s Degree in Cyber Security program is available entirely online, providing a convenient format for busy professionals who may be juggling work and family responsibilities.”

At a Glance

Total credit hours 30 credit hours
Availability Full-time/part-time
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Admission requirements According to the University of Massachusetts Lowell, to be considered for admission to the online Master of Science in Security Studies program, applicants must have earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, with a final cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. A wide variety of undergraduate degree programs qualify as an appropriate foundation for this master’s degree, particularly those in the behavioral and social sciences such as political science, sociology, criminal justice, psychology, history, international relations, and many others.