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The MS in Cybersecurity is a master's level program in advanced cybersecurity skills.
The Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate program provides a 12 hours graduate-level experience in the field of cybersecurity. The program provides hands on labs to teach cybersecurity professionals how to secure and defend information systems from malicious attackers. Senior level security professionals working in retail, healthcare, military, and educational settings have curated the security curriculum to ensure immediately applicability.
Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the COB Graduate Program Director.
Required courses (12 hrs)
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CIS 660||Foundations of Cybersecurity||3 hrs|
Choose any 3 of the following (9 hours):
|CIS 663||Telecommunications and Network Security||3 hrs|
Ethical Hacking and and Incident Response
|I.T. Legal Issues in Cybersecurity||3 hrs|
|CIS 766||Web Application Security||3 hrs|
|CIS 767||Management of Information Security||3 hrs|
|CIS 797*||Special Topics||3 hrs|
* Requires permission of the Department Head
Attain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate work utilized in the certificate program that includes Missouri State University and transfer courses.
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Make a smart investment in your future. Access financial aid and friendly support.
- Program costs and potential occupations (Gainful Employment Disclosure)
- Scholarships and financial aid
- Transferring credit to Missouri State
Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your career.