MS Cyber Security Engineering

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About the Program

Cybersecurity Engineering for Real-World Applications – Online or on Campus

This Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering (MS-CSE) provides essential knowledge and skills training for information security practitioners (public or private) who work to protect the safety and prosperity of companies, communities, and the nation.

Offered through USD’s Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the MS-CSE program emphasizes a mission-centric focus while engaging students in academically rigorous training on the engineering aspects of software and hardware security. It is designed for industry professionals and bachelor-prepared students who want to effect positive change by developing and deploying engineering solutions to mitigate cybersecurity threats.


This Cyber Security Engineering master’s degree program is distinguished by:

An integrated approach to cybersecurity education developed in collaboration with industry, military, intelligence community, and government stakeholders to deliver specific, in-demand knowledge and skillsets.

Dynamic, highly relevant curriculum designed by instructors with years of applied experience protecting national assets from the worst types of cyber threats.

Intensive, in-depth focus on the most critical issues and threats being confronted by cybersecurity professionals today.

About the Program

Cybersecurity Engineering for Real-World Applications – Online or on Campus

This Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering (MS-CSE) provides essential knowledge and skills training for information security practitioners (public or private) who work to protect the safety and prosperity of companies, communities, and the nation.

Offered through USD’s Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the MS-CSE program emphasizes a mission-centric focus while engaging students in academically rigorous training on the engineering aspects of software and hardware security. It is designed for industry professionals and bachelor-prepared students who want to effect positive change by developing and deploying engineering solutions to mitigate cybersecurity threats.


This Cyber Security Engineering master’s degree program is distinguished by:

An integrated approach to cybersecurity education developed in collaboration with industry, military, intelligence community, and government stakeholders to deliver specific, in-demand knowledge and skillsets.

Dynamic, highly relevant curriculum designed by instructors with years of applied experience protecting national assets from the worst types of cyber threats.

Intensive, in-depth focus on the most critical issues and threats being confronted by cybersecurity professionals today.

Program Snapshot

Program Snapshot

Application Deadline
August 3, 2020

Application Deadline
August 3, 2020

Program Length
20 Months

Program Length
20 Months

Total Credits
31

Total Credits
31

Format
100% Online

Format
100% Online

Why Choose University of San Diego? 

Why Choose University of San Diego? 

Top-ranked,
accredited university
Aside from attending an established, prestigious university with a long history and a great reputation, you’ll enjoy a practical, relevant curriculum geared toward career advancement.

Top-ranked,
accredited university
Aside from attending an established, prestigious university with a long history and a great reputation, you’ll enjoy a practical, relevant curriculum geared toward career advancement.

Enjoy Flexible
Schedules

No time to attend class full-time? We get it. That’s why our flexible schedules are ideal for working professionals with a lot on their plate.

Enjoy Flexible
Schedules

No time to attend class full-time? We get it. That’s why our flexible schedules are ideal for working professionals with a lot on their plate.

No GMAT/GRE
required

Unlike many graduate programs, we don’t require students to take the GMAT or GRE in order to be admitted—so you have one less thing to worry about.

No GMAT/GRE
required

Unlike many graduate programs, we don’t require students to take the GMAT or GRE in order to be admitted—so you have one less thing to worry about.