Cybersecurity (M.S.)

Protect the digital world! Marymount’s Cybersecurity program prepares individuals for high-level positions in the technology and management of cybersecurity. The program also will help students meet the knowledge requirements for current professional certification requirements.

Marymount’s cybersecurity and information technology programs (graduate and undergraduate) are coordinated through The Cyber Center in the Ballston Center, fourth floor.

Ideally Located

Marymount is located near numerous federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, National Security Agency, and National Science Foundation. Enriching the program are faculty who are engaged in current federal government initiatives, and guest speakers who are practitioners in the field. Graduates from the program work for federal agencies such as the NSA and CIA, as well as private companies such as Booz Allen and Amazon.

About the Program

This 36-credit program is offered both online and face-to-face. It includes:

  • Knowledge transfer through classroom sessions
  • Online multimedia presentations
  • Hands-on tools, simulations, and labs
  • Practical assignments and inquiry-based learning

Two tracks allow the student to specialize in some of the newest areas in the cybersecurity field:

The program’s final course is most often completed in residency in order to take advantage of the cybersecurity resources of the Washington, DC, area. You will gain hands-on practice with equipment and tools, interacting with cybersecurity experts in government.

The Cyber Center

A Canvas site provides details of the cybersecurity programs and events at Marymount University.