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Cybersecurity

Are you looking to engage in the rapid rise of cybersecurity professionals?

The Cybersecurity specialization in the accredited Master of Science in Computer and Information Sciences is designed to address the increasing demand for cybersecurity professionals. The expertise and knowledge developed in this program will prepare the graduate to make an immediate contribution in the workplace in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Why our graduate program?

  • Synchronous courses at various locations: Harbor Walk East, Lowcountry Graduate Center, and participanting local tech companies.
  • Our partnership with industry leaders in the region result in career opportunities for our graduates.
  • Graduates earn on average salary of $60,000 to $70,000.
  • We offer PAID assistantships.
  • Complete program in 18 months (full-time).

The curriculum provides an understanding of the latest technologies and tools, and encompasses the behavioral, managerial and technical aspects of cybersecurity.  It is designed specifically for working professionals and matriculating undergraduate students interested in key roles in industry, government agencies, academia and other institutions. Many former students have advanced to become red team penetration testers, blue team information system defenders or successful entrepreneurs of cybersecurity firms.

Program Features:

  • Rigorous cybersecurity courses designed for professionals interested in improving their careers in information science and technology, computer science, and cybersecurity

  • An experienced faculty of accomplished computer science and cybersecurity professionals

  • A blended classroom and distance methodology designed to challenge and engage, while remaining convenient for working professionals

For additional information: refer to the Course Catalog or email gradcs@cofc.edu

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