M.Sc. Online


Norfolk State University

12 months
25502 USD/year
25502 USD/year
12690 USD/year
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The M.S. in Cybersecurity at Norfolk State University is an online degree program designed to focus on computer security and to increase the pool of well-educated security professionals.


Theory and practical training will be combined with critical thinking and communication skills that are required by professionals in the cybersecurity field. Students will be prepared to apply their knowledge to defend against cyber threats directed toward the USA. In addition, students will be prepared to provide needed cybersecurity services to US agencies and organizations. Students will not only be trained to defend against cybersecurity attacks but also to use digital forensics to identify attackers.

Learning outcomes

Cybersecurity students at Norfolk State University will commence their course of study in the Fall or Spring semester and will typically take 3 courses each semester in addition to 2 courses during the summer semester. Students are given many opportunities to travel to professional conferences, symposiums and job fairs, around the country. They showcase their accomplishments, meet peers with similar interests, and get to know faculty at other institutions who might offer internships, employment or graduate school opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Security 
  • Management of Information Security
  • Secure Operating Systems
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Computer and Network Forensics
  • Human Aspects of Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Before applying, applicants should read How to Apply in detail. Applicants can apply online. 
  • If you choose to apply online, please mail supplemental documents addressed to the appropriate office.
  • University level proficiency in English is required at Norfolk State University. All applicants
  • whose native language is not English (including non-matriculating students) must submit proof of English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12690 USD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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