Prepare to Lead and Protect the World from Cyber Threats

Cyberthreats pose serious challenges to businesses, organizations, and governments. Now more than ever, well-trained experts are needed to navigate our ever-changing digital world. Marymount University’s master’s degree in cybersecurity program will prepare you for high-level careers with the leadership and technical skills in areas such as network infrastructure, data security, computer systems, information security and more needed to protect the digital world.

  • Connections to D.C. and around the globe

Known as one of the best cybersecurity programs, our 36-credit-hour on-campus and online master’s in cybersecurity program is highly customizable. Uniquely positioned near federal agencies tasked with safeguarding our digital infrastructure from cyber attacks, Marymount’s diverse team of faculty experts and guest speakers are well-versed in critical cybersecurity initiatives at government agencies that include the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, and the U.S. Naval Academy. Faculty have experience with corporations like Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, FBI, and NTT Data and with global communities in Bahrain, Great Britain, Eastern Europe, and Uganda.

  • Customize your program in person or online

Our advanced cybersecurity master’s degree offers several focus areas, including Data Science and Digital Health, or you can tailor your own curriculum with classes such as Risk Management and Malware Analysis.  Take a technical or management route to broaden your knowledge in technology-specific areas. We also offer the best online master’s degree in cybersecurity on a flexible course schedule that works for you.

  • Tech-focused options and hands-on training

You will explore hands-on coursework in your  master’s degree in cybersecurity program with tools such as Kali Linux and Wireshark.  You can choose electives that meet your professional goals, or pursue a specialized track from the cutting-edge cyber security fields of Data Science and Digital Health. If you do not have a strong technology background, enroll in our dual degree program in Cybersecurity and Information Technology so you’ll understand the assets that you are going to protect.

  • Top-rated Cybersecurity program

We are proud to be a designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAI-CDE) by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. Unlike other Cybersecurity certificate programs, Marymount emphasizes cyber defense technology, policy, and practices to prevent and respond to catastrophic events. This approach to education positions our master’s degree in cybersecurity graduates as top candidates in the cybersecurity job sector, now and in the future.


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