Earn a Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Delivered Online

$10,000 and Up Scholarship for Admitted Students

Learn to Build, Manage and Protect Critical Systems With a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Online

Cybersecurity professionals are being called upon to design and develop assured, secure computer systems and protect the world from devastating cyberattacks. Recent research shows that the world is on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022.¹

Top 25-ranked for Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs by U.S. News & World Report, Syracuse University offers an online M.S. in Cybersecurity program that takes a unique approach to educating cybersecurity professionals.²

  • Attend Live Online Classes
  • Connect with Faculty and Peers
  • Access Coursework 24/7
  • Complete in 15 Months
  • Join a Global Syracuse University Alumni Network

There is currently no GRE required to apply.

Through cutting-edge research, curricular innovations, and collaboration, the M.S. in Cybersecurity prepares students to predict, prevent, and respond to cyberattacks.

Students in the M.S. in Cybersecurity program focus on five major objectives:

  • Designing new systems that are inherently secure
  • Protecting systems such as web, mobile, and critical infrastructures
  • Assuring systems through application of mathematical logic
  • Analyzing and detecting malware and other cyberattacks
  • Identifying suspicious cyber behavior via data mining and anomaly detection

Request more information about the program and available scholarships by completing the brief contact form.

Syracuse University has been designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) since 2001 and as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) since 2009.³

Scholarships are awarded to admitted students for our upcoming fall cohort.

¹ The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study (Retrieved September 2020)

² U.S. News & World Report, 2021 Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (Retrieved February 2021)

³ Syracuse University, University Receives Dual Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education Designations 2014 (Retrieved September 2020)