Online Cyber Security Degree Programs
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Feb 10, 2020
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 cybersecurity master’s degree, you will be engaged in exciting classes that provide you with 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 standards and practices related to an organization’s cyberspace infrastructure.

Your goal to become a cybersecurity expert can become a reality in less than 2 years with our online master’s cybersecurity degree program. Cybersecurity specialists are the gatekeepers for most of the sensitive information in the world. Our experienced cybersecurity 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 is one of the leading Christian universities in the nation and offers a variety of online cybersecurity and related degrees at the bachelor’s degree and master’s degree level that are completely online. You don’t have to give up your job and relocate to Central Virginia to pursue one of our highly in-demand cybersecurity degrees. With an exploding market for knowledgeable cybersecurity experts, now is the perfect time to advance your IT career or break into the field.

With Liberty University’s accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), you can be confident that you will receive a quality education that holds its value in the marketplace, all taught by Christian professors from a biblical worldview. 

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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 cybersecurity 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 cybersecurity degree seeks to make you a valuable defender against cyberattacks 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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Highlights of our Online Master’s in Cybersecurity

  • By earning your Master of Science in Cyber Security degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Transfer in up to 50% of your required classes. You can visit our degree-specific transfer policy page for more information about transferring credits to the online master’s in cybersecurity degree program.  
  • Convenient 8-week, 100% online courses in our cybersecurity master’s degree.
  • Complete your degree in less than 2 years!

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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 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Cyber Security Degree Potential Career Options

Career options continue to grow for students who complete our master’s in cybersecurity online degree program. Technology has become more integrated into our day-to-day lives which makes a cybersecurity degree invaluable.

Graduates of our online master’s in cybersecurity 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.

  • Digital forensics analyst
  • Information security specialist
  • Penetration tester/ethical hacker
  • Security engineer

Admission Requirements for the 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:

  • Computer programming
  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Information systems management
  • Information technology

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*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • 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.