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College of Engineering
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Professional Science Master's in Computer and Systems Security
The Professional Science Master’s degree in Computer and Systems Security (PSM–C&S Security) is offered within the College of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The program focuses on the technology layer within the cyber-physical security paradigm, and on the tools and methodologies needed to ensure trustworthiness and asset protection of hardware and network systems. The program is designed for industry needs and work-place readiness with the ability to customize the learning track for desired outcome.
This program emphasizes an experience-oriented approach to learning by offering students a solid foundation in technical knowledge and professional skills, exposure to a hardware-lab with network equipment, preparation for industry recognized certificates and an applied learning or workplace component for students to gain hands-on experience. Graduates will have the tools to take their careers in cyber-physical security to a higher level with this degree.
This evening program requires 30 semester hours and can be completed in 18-months. Courses are taught by industry experts.
Required Core Courses (18 semester hours)
ELECTIVE COURSEWORK (12 semester hours)
The program may be tailored to the student’s career path in the areas of:
Additionally, this program will prepare professionals for industry certification including — (ISC)²®/CISSP and Cisco Networking Academy®. All students in the program will complete a capstone project to round out the program with practical work experience.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 30
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $968 in-state; $1283 out-of-state
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City