Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Marymount’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is designed for advanced positions in the cybersecurity space by focusing on the most in-demand and practical knowledge, skills, and abilities related to technology and management of cybersecurity. Through our hands-on coursework, graduates will be able to protect the digital world for the federal government, state and local governments, nonprofits, and industry.

Students may take elective courses to meet their professional needs or take a specialized track in either data science or digital health. Students may pursue a dual degree in cybersecurity and information technology to broaden their knowledge base in technology.


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Interested in learning more about the M.S. in Cybersecurity program at Marymount University? We invite you to request more information today!


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Ideally Located

Marymount is located near numerous federal agencies that are engaged in cybersecurity related work, including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, and National Science Foundation. Enriching the program are faculty who are actively participating 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 National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), as well as private companies such as Booz Allen Hamilton 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

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