Cyber Security, M.Sc. | Part time online | California State University, Dominguez Hills | United States
24 months
8379 USD/year
8379 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Cyber Security degree program prepares students for professional careers in cyber security. The program was developed and is hosted by the California State University, Dominguez Hills Computer Science Department. 


The Cyber Security program offered by California State University, Dominguez Hills is designed to provide students with up-to-date specialized and advanced knowledge, while developing analytical and practical skills necessary to stay abreast in the ever-changing field of cyber security. The program benefits both traditional students as well as working adults seeking advanced degrees in their professions or in new careers. The curriculum, delivered in an accelerated 18-month cohort model, requires completion of six (6) core and four (4) elective courses. The program culminates with a cyber security research project supervised by a faculty member.

Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with the CSUDH MS Cyber Security degree will be able to:

  • Identify components of an information security policy including ethical considerations and explain the related research analysis
  • Acquire in-depth comprehension of Informational Assurance (IA) to ensure confidentiality, possession control
  • Conduct and evaluate forensics investigations pertaining to monitoring and analyzing computer network traffic via local and WAN/Internet
  • Produce a cyber security system that detects, monitors, and mitigates cyber
  • Distinguish methods of defense fortification and identify levels of
  • Apply principles of access control models and techniques to create authentication in advanced communication system
  • Evaluate security aspects in Cloud

Programme Structure

Core Courses:

  • Foundations of Information Security 
  • Foundations of Cyber Forensics
  • Information Security Policy and Procedures 
  • Information Assurance and Network Security
  • Software Project Planning and Management
  • Graduate Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Good standing at the last institution
  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on the last degree completed or at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted.
  • International Students must provide an evidence of one of the following:
    • A minimum score of 80 on the internet-based TOEFL exam (iBT)
    • A minimum score of 213 on the computer-based TOEFL exam
    • A score of 6.5 or higher on the IELTS, or
    • A score of 53 or higher on the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

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