Master of Science in Cyber Security, Press Release

The University of San Diego Named #12 on Best Value Schools List

Michelle Moore, PhD

Michelle Moore, PhD

Academic Director of the Master of Science in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership

The List Features the 16 Best Masters in Security Programs in 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif.The University of San Diego, a highly regarded education provider and thought leader, is excited to announce that its Master of Science in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership program earned a place on the Best Value Schools List of Best 16 Masters in Security in 2021.

The announcement from Best Value Schools cites the “the growing need for security professionals” and emphasizes the importance of a high-quality master’s degree for anyone interested in pursuing a security-related career at the national or international level.

“We are extremely proud of the fact that USD is being nationally recognized on such an important list,” said Program Director Dr. Michelle Moore. “The goal of our program has always been to provide an immersive career-building educational opportunity for those professionals interested in the increasingly important and fast-growing field of cybersecurity.”

Best Value Schools cited the University of San Diego’s use of theoretical and tactical perspectives and the use of state-of-the-art technology in the field.

“[The University of San Diego] understands the need for experts in the field of cyber security with the ability to demonstrate leadership in real-world situations,” according to Best Value Schools.

Designed to be completed in 20 months, USD’s 100% online Master of Science in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership program is ideal for bachelor-prepared students who are currently working in a wide range of cybersecurity roles, as well as those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity, including:

  • Professionals with a background in information technology, information systems and/or computer science
  • Those who have technology or cybersecurity industry experience
  • Technology-focused career changers

About University of San Diego’s Online Graduate Degrees

The University of San Diego offers two advanced degrees in cybersecurity and is deeply invested in serving as an educational partner and thought leader in this essential and fast-growing field. The university is also among the top 100 nationally ranked higher education institutions by U.S. News & World Report and has been recognized as a Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation.

For more information about the University of San Diego, please contact the USD Media Relations Department at press@sandiego.edu.

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