Dec 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Cybersecurity, MS


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College of Technology  > Department of Information and Logistics Technology  > Cybersecurity, MS

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Cybersecurity is a hands-on program that prepares students for responsible leadership roles in technology and information-based workplaces. Designed for working professionals, the program connects theory and experiential learning to equip technology professionals with the skills required to assess the security needs of information systems and to lead and manage the implementation and maintenance of the recommended security solutions.

This program focuses on the development of key management skills within a project management framework. In collaboration with the Center for Information Security Research and Education, students are given the opportunity to engage in state-of-the-art applied research. The Cybersecurity master’s is recognized as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Admission Requirements


For more information on applying to this program and for the additional admission requirements, click here: http://www.uh.edu/technology/students/prospective-students/graduate-applicants/.

Students may be required to complete prerequisite courses.

Degree Requirements


Credit hours required for this degree: 30.0

The Cybersecurity master’s degree requires 30 credit hours, or 10 three-credit courses.

Prescribed Electives (Thesis or Project Track, 6.0 Credit Hours; Course Only Track, 9.0 Credit Hours)


  •  Advisor-approved Electives Credit Hours: 3.0

Project or Thesis (3.0 Credit Hours)


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