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 2022.²
Syracuse University's online M.S. in Cybersecurity program takes a unique approach to educating cybersecurity professionals.
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:
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
¹ U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs 2021, https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/computer-information-technology/rankings (retrieved February 2021)
² The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, Global Information Security Workforce Study 2017, https://www.isc2.org/-/media/B7E003F79E1D4043A0E74A57D5B6F33E.ashx (retrieved March 16, 2020)
³ Syracuse University, University Receives Dual Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education Designations 2014, https://ischool.syr.edu/articles/news/view/university-receives-dual-information-assurancecyber-defense-education-desig/ (retrieved March 16, 2020)