Colorado Technical University

Master of Science in Computer Science - Computer Systems Security


231 N. Martingale Road 6th floor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science - Computer Systems Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

Colorado Technical University's online Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Computer Systems Security is geared towards motivated students and professionals seeking to enhance their credentials and advance in the vital, dynamic field of computer systems security.

Businesses and organizations throughout the world are constantly experiencing cyber-attacks or security-related incidents on their computer systems and networks that can significantly affect the organization and result in a substantial loss of revenue. To address these threats, both private and government organizations are investing considerable funds in computer security specialists to implement security measures and make their organizations safe.

Core curriculum is focused on providing students and IT professionals with an understanding of operating systems and networking, a knowledge of computer system architecture and the software system engineering process, as well as a foundation in playing the vital role of maintaining computer systems security.

CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary.


*Masters degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months. Program length may vary.


Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor's degree to apply. *Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Admissions staff will advise prospective students of any specific limitations for their states.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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