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Jan 14, 2019
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Your Future in Cyberspace Begins with Liberty’s Online Cyber Security Master’s Program

With Liberty University’s 100% online Cyber Security Master’s 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. 

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

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our regional accreditation is the same recognition you would receive from many Ivy League schools 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 Cyber Security degree seeks to make you a valuable defender against cyber attacks through hands-on experience and real-world insight. You may also be interested in exploring our Master’s Degrees in Public Policy or Criminal Justice.

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Military Benefits
Career Options
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Highlights of our Online Master’s in Cybersecurity

  • By earning your Master of Science 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.

Cyber Security Degree Information and Requirements

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Online Cyber Security Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and 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.

Cyber Security Degree Potential Career Options

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.

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

Admission Requirements for the Online Master’s Degree in Cyber Security 

Regionally or Nationally accredited bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors with at least a 3.0 for admission in good standing.  Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be considered for admission on caution.

  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems Management
  • Information Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Programming

Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for the bachelor’s degrees that are acceptable as well as exceptions to the admission policy that can be reviewed.  

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Official college transcripts, if available
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

 

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