Northcentral University

Master of Science in Cybersecurity


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Format: Online

Program Description:

Data makes the world go around. As we grow more reliant upon data, we also grow more vulnerable. Protecting this complex cyber infrastructure takes constant vigilance, dedication and education. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity at Northcentral University will expose students to the latest tools, practices, methods and procedures used to manage and protect critical information infrastructures and other sensitive assets. You will gain the knowledge you need to protect systems, networks and data from disruption, unauthorized access, alteration or even destruction. This comprehensive program investigates the current trends and emerging threats in the industry. You will learn how to use monitoring systems, intrusion detection functions and forensic tools to identify cyber threats. You’ll also learn how to secure networks and systems and prevent subsequent attacks. NCU’s MS in Cybersecurity prepares you to work within this dynamic field by helping them gain the skills, hands-on experience and practical knowledge needed by today’s cybersecurity professionals. Our curriculum is also aligned to the standards associated with Certified Information Systems Security Professional® (CISSP).


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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