Build Your Expertise in a Thriving Tech Field
With UMass Lowell's Master of Science in Security Studies: Cybersecurity Concentration program, you will develop the knowledge and abilities you need to successfully pinpoint and address the technology, security and human weaknesses that leave organizations of all sizes and types vulnerable to data breaches and cyberattacks.
This 10-course master's degree program offers a unique combination of graduate-level courses in two distinct disciplines: criminal justice and information technology. Through the core criminal justice courses, you will study contemporary issues in security management, intelligence policy and practice, national security, and cyber-crime trends. The information technology electives will allow you to explore a broad array of computer and network security topics such as virtual systems management, secure mobile networks, cloud computing and digital forensics.
Cybersecurity is an increasingly important concern for all different types of organizations, including local, state and federal government agencies; defense contractors; biotech and research firms; advanced technology companies; and numerous other business entities that are concerned with the protection of their information capital.