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Master of Science in Computer Science - Computer Systems Security
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.
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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