Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Pacific's Master of Science in Cybersecurity is a hands-on, laboratory-intensive graduate program offered by the School of Engineering and Computer Science. The program is open to students with a Bachelor's degree in any field, and professional work experience can be used to accelerate degree completion (Computer programming and discrete math skills are required). Students complete 30 course units in a 1-year, full-time program or 2-year, part-time program. As part of the program, students learn a variety of in-demand skills, including:

  • Detecting and preventing network attacks
  • Network reconnaissance, intrusion, and data exfiltration from a defensive and offensive standpoint
  • Reverse engineering malware to understand its design, operation, and communications protocols
  • Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications
  • The role of cryptography in secure software development
  • Cybersecurity law and policy

At the end of the program, students are prepared to enter careers as cybersecurity professionals.

To join Pacific's Cybersecurity program and advance your career, read about our Admission Requirements and Signup for More Information.

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