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Professional Science Masters: Cybersecurity - Credits: 30 (program code: 0850)

Certificate: Cybersecurity - Credits: 12 (program code: 0851)

Program Description

The Professional Science Master's in Cybersecurity provides professionals with specialized knowledge in cybersecurity and related skillsets to meet the demands and challenges of economic and infrastructure security in a high-technology society. The curriculum emphasizes both fundamental knowledge in current cybersecurity practices and management/leadership abilities.

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100 percent online delivery)

Classes are conducted online with field experiences and internships taking place at the student's site.

Curriculum - Professional Science Masters: Cybersecurity

Course Credits
PSC 600  Operating Systems 3
PSC 640  Computer and Networking 3
PSM 645  Applied Cryptography 3
PSM 675  Project Management 3
PSM 760  Leadership and Professional Development 3
PSC 755  Wireless Network and Security 3
PSM 799  Capstone Course 6
Electives (2) 6
Total 30

Curriculum - Certificate: Cybersecurity

Course Credits
PSC 640  Computer and Networking 3
PSM 645  Applied Cryptography 3
PSC 755  Wireless Network and Security 3
PSC 735  Biometrics  OR  PSC 745  Cybersecurity Risk Management & Assessment 3
Total 12


Students in the cybersecurity program receive academic and professional advisement from the program coordinator and program faculty. Each student is assigned to an academic adviser from the time they are accepted into the program of study. Advisers work with students to discuss, monitor and provide advisement as it relates to their program of study.

Program Website

For Additional Information

Phone: 866-595-6348

Program Coordinator

Weifeng Chen, Ph.D., M.S. (University of Massachusetts at Amherst), M.S. (Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences), B.A., B.S. (Peking University)

Phone: 724-938-5786

Graduate Faculty

Gina Boff, D.Sc., M.S., B.A., B.S. (Robert Morris University), Assistant Professor

Gary DeLorenzo, D.Sc. (Robert Morris University), M.B.A. (Duquesne University), B.S. (Indiana University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor and Director of Leadership Studies

Leandro Junes, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Binghamton), M.S. (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellin), B.S. (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, Medellin), Assistant Professor

Lisa Kovalchick, Ph.D., M.S., (West Virginia University), B.S. (California University of Pennsylvania), Professor

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