Due to increasing and persistent cyber attacks, there is a demand for cybersecurity professionals with a deep understanding of the complexities in protecting and defending infrastructures and networks. This 30-credit-hour program provides an in-depth education with a leadership and ethics focus.Going beyond programming and network administration, the cybersecurity master’s program covers the critical topics facing organizations today, including data protection, legal and compliance, operational and strategic Cybersecurity management, penetration testing, and digital forensics.
Students who complete this degree often pursue careers in areas such as threat analysis, cyber defense, network security, penetration testing and digital forensics. This program may be completed 100% online.
The University of Dallas STEM-designated cybersecurity program has also been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance / Cybersecurity by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
With four additional courses, students can earn an MBA with a cybersecurity concentration.
The programs in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business are accredited by AACSB and incorporate practical and experiential learning taught by instructors with decades of real-world relevant business experience.
"You bring me a letter of acceptance to a Catholic school for your child, and I promise your child will attend Catholic school." This is the promise Father Mark Hamlet, BA '68 MBA '70, makes to his congregation at every Mass. The pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Austin, Hamlet has spent much of his ministry advocating for Catholic school education through his nonprofit foundation, Our Kids at Heart.+ Read More
This past summer, Yeabkal Wubshit, BA '20, earned the internship that every computer science major dreams of: a position at Google -- and spent the summer working on infrastructures for Google Service Accounts at Google's office in Sunnyvale, California.+ Read More
The University of Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of four alumni with its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Award recipients Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, MTS '00, Laura Felis Quinn, BS '86 MBA '18, Judy Kelly, BA '63, and John Parker, BA '83 MBA '89, will be honored for their contributions to their professions, communities and the University of Dallas.+ Read More