Cybersecurity (Online), M.Sc. | Part time online | Northern Kentucky University | United States
12 months
14880 USD/year
14880 USD/year
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Protect the digital world from black hats and cybercrime with the abilities you will gain in the Northern Kentucky University Master of Science in Cybersecurity (Online) degree program. 


Enhance your technical proficiencies with the help of a university designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) by the National Security Agency. No previous technology experience is needed for admission into this program.

Our 100% online courses examine theory and provide hands-on experience to give you knowledge and skills in cloud computing and security, data privacy, security architecture, and incident response, as well as risk assessment and testing—competencies growing in demand that can bring a salary premium. This cybersecurity online program was designed with an inside look at the industry. A survey of notable employers outlined the most sought-after technical expertise future cybersecurity professionals will need to guard against real-world digital threats—and be well compensated for it.

Program Learning Outcomes

In the Master of Science in Cybersecurity (Online) program from Northern Kentucky University, you will learn to:

  • Explain the processes and technologies needed to secure the information infrastructure of a modern organization
  • Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats
  • Investigate digital evidence with appropriate tools to detect and analyze security incidents
  • Design secure cyberinfrastructure by applying security principles

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cloud Security
  • Data Privacy
  • Security Architecture
  • Incident Response
  • Ethical Hacking

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an Online Application
  • Pay the $40 Application Fee
  • Submit Passport Photocopy
  • Submit your Official Transcripts
  • Submit Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14880 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    14880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14880 USD for the full programme 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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