Master of Science in Cyber Security Online Degree Program

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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 Cyber Security Master’s Program, 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 Online Cyber Security Master’s Degree Program. Cybersecurity specialists are the gatekeepers for most of the sensitive information in the world. Our experienced 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 Our Online Masters in Cyber Security Degree?

Liberty University’s online Cyber Security Master’s 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.

Highlights of our Online Masters in Cybersecurity include :

  • Earning your M.S. in Cyber Security from a non-profit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility that will set you apart from others.

  • 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. 
  • Gaining essential skills in cybersecurity.
  • Learning the basics of digital forensics.

Featured Courses

You may also be interested in exploring our Master's Degrees in Public Policy or Criminal Justice.


Benefits of Earning a Master of Science in Cyber Security Degree Online

In order 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.

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.
  • No application fee for service members or veterans.
  • College credit for military training.

Online Masters in Cybersecurity Program Format


Degree Information and Requirements

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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 becomes more integrated in our day-to-day lives, meaning that a cyber security degree is 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.