Explore computer security risks, protocols and policy.
Colorado Technical University offers a Master of Science in Computer Science-Computer Systems Security program designed to provide you with an overview of computer systems security. The online MSCS program has been ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report for three years in a row.1
This concentration presents an overview of computer systems security, policies, plans and standards.
Concentration courses explore:
· Security breaches in computer systems
· Development of a security policy ad protocols
· Cryptographic services
· Security auditing, computer crime, security awareness and training
· Intrusion risks presented by emerging media and application environments such as cloud computing, social media venues, and mobile computing
The capstone course offers the opportunity to complete an in-depth project focusing on a major technical problem or major issue that impacts your organization or in a desired area of study.
The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to this degree program. Classes begin every 8 weeks. Learn more.
Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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.