Master's in Cyber Security Degree Online


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Your Future as a Guardian of Cyberspace Begins with Liberty’s Online Cyber Security Master’s Program

With Liberty University’s 100% online Master's in Cyber Security degree, you will be engaged in exciting classes that provide you with the knowledge of advanced defense of computer and network security, equipping you to combat existing threats and bolster systems to withstand future attacks. Our online master's courses in cybersecurity focus on providing you with the analytical framework necessary for prevention, detection, countering, and recovery from security vulnerabilities and cyber incidents. You will also study the tools, standards, and practices related to an organization’s cyberspace infrastructure.

Your goal to become a Cybersecurity expert can become a reality in less than two years with our Master's in Cyber Security online degree program. Cybersecurity specialists are the gatekeepers for most of the sensitive information in the world. Our experienced cyber security degree program professors are waiting for you to join them as they walk you through the intricacies of digital forensics and teach you methods and reasons for ethical hacking.

Why Choose Liberty's Online Master's in Cyber Security Degree?

Liberty University’s online Master's in Cyber Security degree is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our regional accreditation is the same recognition you would receive from an Ivy League school and applies to all of our online degree programs. Classes within the cyber security degree online are taught by Christian professors from a biblical worldview.

What Will You Learn in Our Master's in Cyber Security Degree?

Understanding the legal and technical implications of today's digital age is critical to promoting justice and combatting cyber attacks. Liberty's Master's in Cyber Security will teach you the language of the digital world through fascinating computer science courses. Each online class will emphasize the importance of ethics as you learn to acquire, examine, and interpret digital evidence through cryptography and hacking. Our online Master's in Cyber Security seeks to make you a valuable defender against cyber attacks through hands-on experience and real-world insight.

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Highlights of our Online Master's in Cybersecurity

  • By earning your Master's in Cyber Security degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 

Benefits of Earning a Master's in Cyber Security Degree Online

To provide you with quality education, Liberty University seeks to continually improve the learning experience. As a result, you will benefit from:

  • Increased job opportunities in the field of Cybersecurity after completing our online Cyber Security Master’s Degree.
  • Experienced professors teaching your Online Masters in Cybersecurity courses.
  • Convenient eight-week, 100% online courses in our Cyber Security Master’s Degree.
  • Transfer in up to 50% of your required classes.

Cyber Security Degree Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set log-in times.


Online Master's in Cybersecurity Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred to Liberty if approved. 
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Cyber Security Degree Information and Requirements

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Cyber Security Degree Potential Career Options

  • Information Security Specialist
  • Security Engineer
  • Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker
  • Digital Forensics Analyst

Career options continue to grow for students who complete our Master’s in Cyber Security online degree program. Technology has become more integrated into our day-to-day lives which makes a cyber security degree invaluable. Graduates of our Online Master’s in Cyber Security may pursue available opportunities to help safeguard secret governmental information or be better equipped for a wide array of potential careers in information security within the private sector.