Cybersecurity (Master's)

Cybersecurity (Master's)

Master's Degree

The online master's degree in Cybersecurity at Virginia College provides an in-depth study in information technology infrastructure security including cyber-law, cyber-terrorism, forensics, system hardening, viral activity, and compliancy issues. This online cybersecurity degree program is designed to prepare graduates for security management of LAN, WLAN, and WAN environments, including national informational infrastructure.

The online master's degree program in Cybersecurity includes simulations and live lab projects to examine overall security administration and computer forensics of network security. As a student in the online cybersecurity program, you'll also receive a strong foundation in cryptography, forensics, intrusion detection,and firewall devices.

The Virginia College online Cybersecurity master's degree program is designed to teach you to:

  • Understand and apply basic cyber law
  • Successfully secure a LAN/WAN environment
  • Apply security measures to perimeter network devices
  • Gather forensic evidence to help aid in the prosecution of cyber-crime
  • Understand compliance issues

Courses in this program include:

  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Viral Activity and Malware
  • Math for Security Professionals
  • Psychological Profiling
  • Cryptography
  • Firewalls, Proxies, and Bastion Hosts
  • Secure Transmission Systems

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Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Learn more about our online cyber security program by completing our Request more information form or by calling us toll free at 888-827-7770.

Find out more about earning a cybersecurity degree online. If you qualify for financial aid, we’ll help you get it. The Virginia College faculty and staff are available to make sure you get the most from your online college education experience.

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