Master of Science in Information Assurance And Cybersecurity

Secure Your Future By Securing Systems.

You’ve seen it in the news – cyberattacks on one of the country’s largest credit agencies, classified data stolen from government agencies, malware corrupting systems in hospitals and high-profile hotel chains; the list goes on. Data breaches like these are becoming more difficult to prevent, more costly, and more commonplace, leading to an increased demand for cybersecurity professionals.

With a Master of Science degree in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity (MSIS), you have endless opportunities available to you. Every business, organization, and government agency that uses computers is vulnerable to cyberattacks, which means that there are literally thousands of vacant positions waiting to be filled.

Your MSIS from NSU will give you the skills in developing, programming, and design that you need to become a leader in cybersecurity.

This security program is recognized by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

Quick Facts

Tuition
Tuition for the degree program is $775 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.
Curriculum
NSU’s M.S. in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity is 36 total credits (12 courses) to complete.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs. Available start dates are in August, January, and May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the M.S. in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Each on-campus class meets once a week in the evening for 16 weeks in the fall and winter terms, and for 14 weeks in the summer term.

Career Outcomes

Security Engineer $115,946 Average Salary Per Year

7.5% Projected Employment Growth

Chief Information Officer $136,934 Average Salary Per Year

-0.1% Projected Employment Growth

Security Analyst $84,612 Average Salary Per Year

3.4% Projected Employment Growth

Source: Dice.com 2017 Salary Report

Program Overview

About the M.S. in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

The Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program at NSU covers important areas associated with maintaining and securing computer information, including cryptography, authentication and access control, security models, network security, trusted computer systems, and more.

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