Master’s in Cyber Security Online Shape Secure Networks


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

The rise of digital technology is transforming our world — but with it come those who take advantage of technology’s power to commit crime. Use your career, passions, and skills to fight for justice in all settings and to protect businesses, organizations, and individuals. Earn a master’s in cybersecurity and join the fight to protect information in cyberspace.

With Liberty University’s 100% online cybersecurity master’s degree, you will engage in exciting classes. You’ll be taught how to maintain an advanced defense of computer and network security, combat existing threats, and bolster systems to withstand future attacks.

Our cybersecurity master’s program focuses on providing you with the analytical framework necessary for the prevention, detection, countering, and recovery from security vulnerabilities and cyber incidents. You will also study the standards and best practices related to an organization’s cyberspace infrastructure.

Organizations of all types and sizes rely on knowledgeable cybersecurity experts to protect important information and data. Whether you’re new to this field or are looking to brush up on your skills, Liberty’s Master of Science in Cyber Security is a great option. Partner with us and find your niche in the exciting field of information security.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Choosing where to pursue your graduate degree can be challenging. At Liberty, we offer the perfect blend of flexibility, affordability, and rigorous academics, so you can get the knowledge, credentials, and training you need to pursue your unique goals.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Credibility | As one of the leading Christian universities in the nation, we seek to promote academic excellence in all of our programs. Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – so you can be confident that you’re receiving an education of the highest caliber.
  • Experienced Faculty | Our master’s degree in cybersecurity online is taught by seasoned professionals who have advanced degrees and years of experience in the field. With their guidance, you can gain valuable insight into the world of cybersecurity and develop marketable skills that could help you stand out to employers.
  • Ethical Training | Liberty’s master’s in cybersecurity online professors are dedicated to helping you grow into a passionate, principled professional. They will teach you how to handle various ethical issues within your discipline, so you can stand out as a person of integrity in the workplace.
  • Flexible Courses | Liberty is proud to offer the Master of Science in Cybersecurity 100% online with no set login times. With this flexible format, you can earn your degree while continuing to dedicate time to your job, family, and community. Additionally, our cybersecurity master’s degree online can be completed in just 1.5 years! At Liberty, you can earn your master’s in cybersecurity online in less time than on a traditional campus – allowing you to fast-track your graduate-level training.
  • Hands-On Application | Our cybersecurity master’s program online includes a final capstone project that will provide you with a hands-on opportunity to test the knowledge and skills you’ve gained throughout the program. This can help you apply your coursework to real security situations, enhance your résumé, and boost your marketability as a job candidate.

Understanding the legal and technical implications of today’s digital age is critical to promoting justice and combating cyber attacks. Liberty’s master’s in cybersecurity can teach you the language of the digital world. Our online cyber security courses focus on ethics, legal considerations, and practical computer skills. You can learn how to acquire, examine, and interpret digital evidence through cryptography and hacking.

Some of the specific topics you’ll dive into include:

  • Best practices for threat and risk evaluation, assurance cases, and adversarial testing
  • Methods for writing, developing, and operating secure and dependable software systems
  • Security and privacy issues that arise in the field and how to mitigate them
  • The nature of specific threats, such as malicious code, network attacks, and hostile content
  • The use of forensic technology to collect, preserve, and prepare digital evidence in a forensically sound manner

Our master’s degree in cybersecurity online also offers a capstone project that involves hands-on experience, so you can apply the concepts learned in the program to a real-life setting. Upon completion of the capstone course, you can be better equipped to use your critical thinking and problem-solving skills to overcome real-world cybersecurity challenges.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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 (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.