M.S. in Computer Science: Cybersecurity

Major Requirements

The following two (2) courses are required by the program:

Either class above can be substituted with another graduate course under the discretion of GPD if students had their equivalent in their undergraduate program.

Major Electives

MSCS students must take four (4) courses from their concentration, and four (4) courses of general electives.

General electives include any COMP 400 level course. The elective course options are common for all programs, differing only in the total number of credits required.

Important

Several of these courses require COMP 413: Intermediate Object-Oriented Development as a prerequisite.

There are numerous options for independent study, including a programming project, research, or a service-oriented project.

Note

Students may take up to a maximum of 6 credit hours of COMP 490: Independent Project and/or COMP 499: Internship.

Cybersecurity Concentration (12 Credits)

Note

COMP 401: Introduction to Computer Security is a required course for the Cybersecurity Concentration

Note

Topics in Cybersecurity is the specific section of COMP 488: Topics in Computer Science to be taken.

General Electives (12 credit hours)

MSCS students must take 12 credits of other electives.

Electives can be any COMP 400 level class, except the preparation courses (COMP 400A, COMP 400B, COMP 400C, COMP 400D, COMP 400E)

The elective course options are common for all programs, differing only in the total number of credits required.

There are numerous options for independent study, including a programming project, research, or a service-oriented project.

Important

Students may take up to a maximum of 6 credit hours of COMP 490: Independent Project and/or COMP 499: Internship.