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At USD you will join a community of individuals who are all committed to one common goal, your success. As you consider what degree is right for you, take the opportunity to virtually meet our team and connect with the resources available to you as a student. Click on a profile below to learn more about the office or staff member.

Academic Director Read More

Academic Director

Faculty

Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Chuck Bane joined the USD Center for Cyber Security Engineering and Technology as a professor of practice in June 2018. He is a highly-motivated professional with over twenty years of teaching and curriculum development experience on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Additionally, he was a collaborator in the application process for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence, which successfully resulted in the Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity designation. A project management, communications and security professional with over thirty-five years’ experience in project management, systems security analysis, design, development and management of network systems supporting the Department of Defense (DoD).

Chuck, a retired US Naval Officer, had an extensive US Naval career covering 25 years of service. His career covered 11 years of enlisted service in submarines as nuclear reactor operator and 14 years as a commissioned officer in Surface Warfare.

Chuck’s teaching philosophy is to teach in a way that draws in and interest students in a wide range of cybersecurity and computer science topics. Through extensive use of computer virtualization, he helps students develop safe environments for hands-on implementation while learning the theory and foundations of class topics. Chuck also has developed capstone project classes and has supervised many MS and BS student capstone projects.

Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Security + Certification
Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Certification
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)

Program Coordinator Sarah Gray Read More

Program Coordinator

Sarah Gray

Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

You and your program coordinator will have many interactions while you’re enrolled. They will be communicating important dates, deadlines and details to you in order to insure you have all the information you need to successfully engage in your program.

Program Coordinators are here to respond to your questions and concerns, and to help you develop solutions for success in this program. In the event that they don’t know the answer to a question, they can still put you in touch with the right office or person. They will be your first point of contact throughout your time as a student at USD, so it is encouraged to keep their email and phone number handy.

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Copley Library

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Copley Library

The Copley Library holds books, journals, reference works, databases, and more to help you further your education.

 

Faculty Read More

Faculty

Faculty

Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Our talented and experienced faculty members are some of our greatest resources.

All of the instructors in the Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering program at USD are experienced instructor practitioners, who hold advanced degrees in the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, and Information Assurance/Cyber Security. All of the instructors have extensive industry experience in working in contested cyber environments to mitigate advanced persistent threats. Many have developed solutions for high stakes systems that protect the lives and prosperity of the nation, and have been recognized as pioneers and leaders in the domain.

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Graduate Admissions

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Graduate Admissions

The Office of Graduate Admissions is here to support you as you work through your USD graduate application. Upon successful completion of your application, this team prepares your completed application for committee review and processes your acceptance so that you are ready to join the USD community as an admitted student.

Hours & Contact Information

  • Location: Manchester Hall, Suite 205
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Phone: (619) 260-4524
  • Email: grads@sandiego.edu

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ITS Help Desk

Faculty

Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

ITS Help Desk

The Information Technology Services (ITS) department assists students with troubleshooting with technology-related issues on Blackboard, USD account log-in assistance, and claiming the USDOne Account.

Hours and Contact Information:

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7AM – 7PM
Friday: 7AM – 5PM

Summer/Intersession Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8AM – 5PM
Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED (Limited Phone Support)

Phone: (619) 260-7900
Email: help@sandiego.edu

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Graduate Student Life

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Graduate Student Life

Graduate Student life at USD fosters community building, communication and advocacy between the University its graduate students. Their office helps create a tangible graduate student community by promoting existing USD services and connecting graduate students to each other and the University.

For any further questions about Graduate Student Life, click here.

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Military and Veterans Program

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Welcome

Our military and veterans program was designed to allow students to use their benefits as efficiently as possible. If you are active duty or a veteran of our military, please connect with us to see options available to you.

Hours & Contact Information

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (619) 260-7483
Email: military@sandiego.edu

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Office of Financial Aid Services

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Office of Financial Aid Services

Financial aid is important consideration for many students. Sometimes it can feel unnerving—it doesn’t have to be though. Our team of financial aid advisors and counselors are part of your USD Community and we are here to assist you.

As you begin to review your financial aid information and for a review of the financial aid process, we encourage you to start by reading the steps that are outlined in your “Tuition and Financial Aid” page located here in your Student Success Center. That information was written specifically with you in mind and to help simplify things as much as possible.

If you have questions after reviewing this process, please feel free to reach out. It is the mission of the Office of Financial Aid Services to provide financial assistance in an accurate, efficient and timely manner as well as to provide the best possible service. Once again, welcome! We look forward to working with you.”

Hours & Contact Information

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: (619) 260-2700
Email: onestop@sandiego.edu

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One Stop Student Center

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Degree Program

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering

Welcome

The One Stop Student Center at the University of San Diego is here to answer all of your Financial Aid, Student Accounts and Registration questions.

Hours and Contact Information

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (619) 260-4600 x2888
Email: onestop@sandiego.edu

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