MS in Cybersecurity

Launch your future as a cybersecurity professional and become a protector of your organization.

Phishing schemes. Macro viruses. Spyware. These are some of the greatest threats of the digital age—and the world needs cybersecurity experts like never before.

Walden’s MS in Cybersecurity program prepares you with the skills for one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S.1 Get the hands-on training, practice, and confidence you need to protect your organization's information.

  • Dive headfirst into realistic cybersecurity situations and challenges through threat simulations, proactive secure coding, and ethical hacking exercises.

  • Gain job-ready skills through courses developed with input from today’s IT employers.

  • Learn from expert faculty who bring the curriculum to life with firsthand industry insights and expertise.

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Next Start Date: January 8, 2024

Transfer Credits: Up to 20 credits

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More about our MS in Cybersecurity

Business and government organizations need highly trained information security professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs for information security analysts are expected to grow 35% by 2031—much faster than average.1

Prepare to meet the demand, with potential career roles including:2

  • Information security engineer
  • Information systems/technology security analyst
  • Information systems/technology manager or supervisor
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

To be considered for this master’s program, you must have a technical bachelor’s degree or at least one year of relevant professional experience in information technology and meet the general admission requirements. All graduate IT programs in the College of Management and Human Potential require the submission of a résumé. Proficiency in at least one modern programming language is highly recommended but not required. All applicants must submit a completed online application and transcripts. More information for international applicants.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping you identify and leverage opportunities to save money on your education. Get in touch with an Enrollment Specialist today at 888-968-5331 to learn more.
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Why earn your MS in Cybersecurity at Walden?

1. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Fastest Growing Occupations. National long-term job growth projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, do not guarantee actual job growth, and are subject to change.


A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

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