Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
David Donahoo, B.S., M.S.
Dean, School of Engineering & Computational Sciences
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Carl Pettiford, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Jerry Westfall, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Computational Sciences
Professor of Computational Sciences
Mark Shaneck, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Online Chair, Cyber Security
Associate Professor of Computational Sciences
The faculty roster can be viewed online at https://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?action=faculty&PID=19959&CatID=25 where faculty can be searched for by Department.
The Master of Science in Cyber Security equips students with the hands-on skills needed to be a cyber-security professional. This 36-hour program provides balance between theory and practice, all of which is presented against a backdrop of Christian ethical values.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:
PROGRAM SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the general admission procedures, specific admission requirements for the Master of Science in Cyber Security program are as follows:
If a student does not have the appropriate Bachelor’s degree, then the transcript will be evaluated for 3 semester credit hours and a minimum grade of “C” in each of the following:
Students may transfer up to six (6) hours of graduate-level credit from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In order to transfer credits, students must have earned the minimum grade of B-, and courses must have been completed within two (2) years of the start date of the student’s program at Liberty University. Credits from a prior degree on the same academic level earned through Liberty University are considered transfer credits.
In addition to other regulations governing graduation as stated in the Liberty University Catalog, students must meet the following requirements:
|(M.S.) Master of Science in Cyber Security (36 hrs)|
|Program Option: Online Format Only|
|Core Courses (36 hrs)|
|CSCI 501||Overview of Computer Security||3|
|CSCI 511||Digital Forensics||3|
|CSCI 561||Ethics, Legal Issues, and Policy||3|
|CSCI 601||Applied Network Security||3|
|CSCI 605||Applied Cryptography||3|
|CSCI 611||Secure Software Engineering||3|
|CSCI 612||Security Engineering||3|
|CSCI 620||Issues in Security, Privacy, and Anonymity||3|
|CSCI 631||Web Security||3|
|CSCI 632||Ethical Hacking||3|
|CSCI 651||Advanced Topics in Computer Security||3|
|CSCI 681||Capstone Project||3|
DEGREE COMPLETION PLANS
Degree Completion Plans for programs offered by the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences can be accessed online at: http://www.liberty.edu/dcps.
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