Cybersecurity

Become the locksmith of the 21st century

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.

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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.

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