University of Delaware

Master of Science in Cybersecurity


5 W Main St

Newark, DE 19716

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Format: Online

Program Description:

Gain advanced instruction to design secure software and systems that address critical cybersecurity issues touching every part of our world. This online master’s in cybersecurity combines the latest research and theory to provide you with the hands-on application to go beyond standard IT fundamentals. Learn from world-class faculty about developments in technology and security, and graduate prepared to excel as an elite cybersecurity expert.

UD’s M.S. in cybersecurity is a 30-credit program that can be completed in 24 months. In this program you will:

  • Focus on engineering of secure software and systems
  • Learn from active practitioners with strong corporate and military experience
  • Advance your skills with an institution that is leading the field with its Cybersecurity Initiative, a center for research, training and partnerships


Graduates can expect to enter a promising job market where there is a high demand for cybersecurity experts in industries that include government, defense, finance, technology and business.

***PLEASE NOTE: Must have a bachelor of science degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) in order to apply.***

Excel At a Top Research Institution

Become a leader in your field at a university that is recognized for its leading research and commitment to the development of students.

  • A 2017 Top 30 National Public UniversityU.S. News & World Report
  • Best-Value UniversityKiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • Ranked 29th Among Public UniversitiesForbes
  • One of fewer than 3% of U.S. institutions with a Carnegie classification of very high research activity

Advance with Distinction

A graduate degree from UD does more than build skills to help you advance professionally. Our expert faculty and innovative research keep you on the leading edge in public service and administration. This program will not only make you highly competitive in the job market, it will provide you with the tools you need to design dynamic solutions in policy and planning and lead the way to positively impacting your career, your neighbors and your community.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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