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Master of Science - Cybersecurity

Virginia College Online



In a world that is growing ever dependent on cyber technology, ensuring the safety of the various components of cyberspace is becoming an important aspect in today's world.

During the course of this online cybersecurity degree program, students will work with experts in the field of IT and security to develop a well-rounded understanding of areas, such as:

  • Computer security
  • Cyber-law
  • Cyber-terrorism
  • Forensics
  • Hardening the operating system
  • Viral activity
  • Compliancy issues

The online cybersecurity courses in this program will guide students through developing the necessary skills that are needed for managing the security aspects of LAN, WLAN, and WAN environments, which also includes facets of the nation's informational infrastructure.

This online Cybersecurity program offers its students an online degree program that is unique in this use of simulations and live lab projects. These online simulations will aid students in developing the skills that are needed for working with:

  • Security administration
  • Computer forensics
  • Network security
  • Information security
  • Network administration
  • Firewall management
  • Cryptography
  • Forensic
  • Intrusion detection
  • Firewall devices

Graduates of this online degree program will have developed the necessary cybersecurity skills that are needed for managing real-life situations in dealing with VPN connections and security measures applied to perimeter network devices.

All applicants must have an accredited Bachelors degree.

Accreditation Information

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

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