Each course in our Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is carefully designed to prepare you in less than two years for the real-world challenges cybersecurity leaders face every day.
Six courses and a two-day online virtual cybersecurity residency comprise the core program, followed by your choice of seven specializations that give an extensive understanding of a specific discipline. You'll complete this program with skills in cybersecurity, leadership, ethics, and decision-making that are vital in any role.
Course abstracts on this page are meant to provide an overview and are subject to change based on term, faculty, and/or institutional requirements. View the official course descriptions as written in the Utica College Academic Catalog and in adherence to regional compliance.
National Center of Excellence
With cutting-edge programs, Utica College is a nationwide leader in cybersecurity education. We're proud to be designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Utica College has met the increased demands of this new designation category with its Bachelor's and Master's in Cybersecurity programs. The NSA designation academic year 2024.
The college has also earned designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).