Cyber Security (online)

Quinnipiac University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
965 USD/credit
965 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Cyber Security (online) at Quinnipiac University will cost the world trillions of dollars in the coming years, making it more lucrative than many other illegal activities combined. The online MS in Cyber Security equips students with the most advanced prevention, detection and recovery methods necessary to defend against cyber attacks, making them indispensable in virtually every industry.


Cyber Security (online) tactics have grown increasingly sophisticated in recent years, leaving banks, law firms, health care organizations and all manner of companies vulnerable to attack. 

Learning outcomes

Quinnipiac University’s MS in Cyber Security is a technically focused program designed for students with computer science backgrounds who are interested in learning the skills necessary to counter these threats.

This 36-credit program is completed entirely online, and teaches IT infrastructure, networking technology, database security, cryptography and the advanced cyber operations management skills needed to assume a leadership position in the rapidly evolving field of cyber security. Our program’s curriculum is closely aligned with the knowledge units established by the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.The program is also open to non-degree seeking students interested in taking individual course modules as stackable credentials to expand their current knowledge in critical focus areas. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics Cyber Security
  • Security I (Intro to Security Design)
  • Security II (Intro to Cyber Threats)
  • Security III (Intro to Cyber Defense)
  • Systems I (Systems Administration)
  • Systems II (IT Infrastructure)
  • Systems III (Systems Programming)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The program will accept applications up to 1 or 2 weeks prior to the start date.




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not grades were earned
  • Secondary school transcript with graduation date, unless an associate’s degree was earned
  • Advanced placement transcripts
  • International baccalaureate transcripts; International students should send official transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for certification and evaluation of credit and request that Quinnipiac University receive the results. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    965 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 965 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    965 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 965 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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