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MS in Cybersecurity

Secure your future

Cybersecurity Ventures anticipates damage from cybercrime will top $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. Coupled with a shortage of professionals with the technical skills needed to defend against them, cyberattacks are one of the largest threats facing businesses today. A technically-focused cybersecurity degree will put you in-demand in a critical field and prepare you with the skills needed to identify, protect against, and counter sophisticated cyberattacks.

30 Total Credits

2 Years To Complete

100% Online Format

Quinnipiac's MS in Cybersecurity provides:

  • A modern curriculum centered around cloud, network, database and access security; along with the design, development and testing of resilient systems and applications.
  • A flexible program structure that offers stackable, one-credit courses, which build upon each other and further your mastery of each skill area.
  • Close interactions with our outstanding faculty, each of whom bring decades of experience to their lessons.
  • Small class sizes for greater networking opportunities along with a tight-knit community of over 50,000 Quinnipiac alumni.

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Your Future Is Bright

In addition to essential skills, these statistics highlight the career benefits of earning an MS in Cybersecurity:

69% Areas of Opportunity

The 2020 ISACA State of Cybersecurity report found that 69% of organizations feel that their cybersecurity team is not appropriately staffed.

81% Unfilled Cybersecurity Positions

81% of organizations surveyed have unfilled technically-focused cybersecurity positions at the individual contributor level, and 78% were expecting to increase their hiring this year, according to the 2020 ISACA State of Cybersecurity report.

32%+ Job Growth

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 32% growth in cybersecurity jobs through 2028, which is more than 4.5 times the national average.

Center of Academic Excellence

Quinnipiac University has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. This designation recognizes that our program serves the nation well, contributes to the protection of the national information infrastructure and addresses the critical shortage of professionals with cybersecurity skills.

NSA Verified

Additionally, the National Security Agency and a committee of academic peers have validated Quinnipiac University's Master of Science in Cybersecurity programs through the 2027 academic year. Per the 2018 National Cyber Strategy, "A highly skilled cybersecurity workforce is a strategic national security advantage."

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Ready to be in-demand and serve as the first line of defense with an MS in Cybersecurity from Quinnipiac? Complete the form to receive:

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