According to the University of San Diego:
|The Master of Science in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership program (and elements of cyber security as a whole) presents students with tremendous ability to mitigate threats, but also with knowledge that could be utilized to cause damage to a system. Therefore, in every course there is continuous teaching and application of generally accepted ethical conduct in the field, the university and society. The design of the program includes extensive immersive experiences in the various topic domains. In addition to cyber security leadership skills, students are taught theory and how to turn that theory into practice, gaining specific knowledge and skills in the areas of technology, law, policy, compliance, governance, intelligence, incident response and management. A student emerging from USD’s program will be well prepared to take on modern cyber security threats and contribute positively to their organization and community.|
|Total credit hours||31|
|Tuition per credit||Tuition and fees|
|Time to complete||20 months|
|Admission requirements||According to the University of San Diego, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Cyber Security program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
It is recommended that applicants become members of InfraGard before starting the program. InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.
General information and admission requirements: