M.Sc. Online


University of West Florida

24 months
425 USD/credit 6375 USD/year
425 USD/credit 6375 USD/year
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The online M.S. in Cybersecurity from the University of West Florida will prepare you for the front lines of this battle as you learn to plan, implement, upgrade, manage and monitor the security of data, systems and networks. 


With cyber attacks becoming more frequent in the news, many organizations are in need of trained professionals who can secure data, information and networks and serve as a layer of defense against cybercriminals. 

The fully online Cybersecurity program offered at The University of West Florida, takes only two years to complete, and you can gain hands-on experience in virtualized computing systems of the UWF Cyber Range, a state-of-the-art platform for cybersecurity education, training and research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and prioritize system and network security threats
  • Formulate and evaluate solutions to cybersecurity problems
  • Demonstrate high familiarity with primary and secondary sources describing cybersecurity threats and remedies
  • Analyze concepts, principles and theories in computing technology for cybersecurity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal, Ethical and Human Aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Principles
  • Seminar in Cybersecurity
  • Health Informatics
  • Quantitative Foundations and Data Analysis for Health Admin+
  • Electronic Clinical Record Systems

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  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
145 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions previously attended
  • Submit a letter of intent describing your work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree, including how the degree relates to your career goals. Within your submission please also include the concentration you wish to pursue.
  • Submit contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for two professional references
  • Submit a resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 425 USD per credit during 24 months.


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