Master of Science in Cyber Security, Press Release

USD Cybersecurity Engineering Master’s Degree Now Offered Online!

University of San Diego Expands Career Training Opportunities for Cybersecurity Professionals

December 13, 2019, (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) – The University of San Diego, a leading provider of advanced training for cybersecurity professionals, is excited to announce that one of its most popular programs — the Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering — will now be offered 100% online.

With news reports sounding the alarm about how a serious shortage of cybersecurity professionals affects the ongoing cybercrime epidemic, it’s no secret that organizations across all industries are seeking qualified employees to safeguard their systems and data from the widespread threat of online lawlessness.

The decision to expand its cybersecurity programming means that USD now offers three high-quality advanced degree options designed to help students position themselves for success in this lucrative and fast-growing field:

This is bad news for black-hat hackers, but great news for current and aspiring cybersecurity professionals, as well as the countless companies that are seeking skilled employees amid a landscape of “zero unemployment.”

Featuring dynamic, highly relevant curriculum delivered by experienced instructors, the new degree offering equips students with the advanced knowledge and hands-on training needed to engineer innovative tools, solutions and systems, and to become thought leaders in the cybersecurity engineering domain.

Career advancement is a central focus, as students gain real-world experience in simulated cyber environments and the opportunity to connect with a network of local, regional and national cybersecurity stakeholders.

The decision to offer the cybersecurity engineering degree online is also in keeping with USD’s mission to create flexible opportunities for working professionals to earn their master’s degree while balancing work and family life with their academic studies.

For more information about the University of San Diego’s online Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering program, please visit the program page or call [phone number].

About the University of San Diego

Designed in close collaboration with business, military and government stakeholders and taught by expert faculty practitioners, the University of San Diego’s highly regarded online cybersecurity master degree programs provide 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.


Media Contact

Name: Courtney Legoll
Company: University of San Diego
Phone Number: 619-260-2961
Email: clegoll@sandiego.edu

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