3300 W Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85017
M.S. in Cybersecurity
Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Cyber Security degree program offers the opportunity for students skilled in technology and security-based fields to move into a specialized career in cyber security. As one of the few cybersecurity programs in the nation, GCU’s master’s program trains students to use current, open source and advanced techniques in digital forensics, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment and exploitation techniques –along with other software and applications –to protect an organization’s systems, data, processes and people. Students focus on various areas of cybersecurity, while gaining the tools to understand and protect against the enemy in cyber warfare and cyber defense activities. These areas include exploring policies, cyber law, national and international ramifications and ethical considerations. This masters in cybersecurity program is designed for security engineers and architects, IT professionals, chief information security officers (CISO) and those who desire to deepen understanding in their security-based role to increase efficiency and ensure regulations are in place. These individuals will learn to assess, measure, apply and communicate solutions for effective management of infrastructures, IT departments and data centers.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Perkins Loan, Stafford Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) State Grant, Arizona Post-Secondary Education Voucher Program State Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Locale: Large City
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