Utica College

MS in Cybersecurity


1600 Burrstone Road

Utica, NY 13502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Cybersecurity

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity from Utica College  teaches students to address ever-changing cyberattack and data infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge and hands-on  experience in cyber intelligence, critical infrastructures, and  investigative principles as they relate to cybercrime, including:

  • An understanding of the major concepts in cybersecurity
  • Training in critical thinking and decision-making skills as they relate to attacks on national critical infrastructures
  • The application of cyber technology to field operations
  • Practical knowledge of cybercrime investigations, including methods of maintaining the integrity of cyber evidence
  • Ethics as applied to cybersecurity operations and policy

The  comprehensive curriculum offers specializations in Malware Analysis,  Electronic Crime, Cyber Intelligence, Computer Forensics, Cyber  Operations, Cyber Policy, and Data Analytics.

Utica College has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Both the Bachelor's and Master's in Cybersecurity programs have met the increased demands of this new designation category through academic year 2024.

The college has also earned designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: More than 90% of students receive financial assistance. Financial aid that adult students may apply for include: federal grants, federal Work Study Program, NY state Tuition Assistant Program grants, federally guaranteed low-interest educational loans.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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