The Hood College Graduate School master’s program in cybersecurity prepares technical professionals — and those aspiring to a computer technology career — to implement smart information system solutions in the 21st century business environment. Students come from around the globe for our IT and cyber programs. In fact, one fifth of the enrollment hails from foreign countries, including Nepal, Cameroon, India, Saudi Arabia and others.
Explore current IT issues
The curriculum deepens knowledge of the procedures, tools and standards used in systems engineering and integration. Students learn object-oriented design and methodology, and the design and implementation of databases, telecommunications and computer networks. They also explore current trends and issues and in the process gain valuable insights into Cybersecurity’s role in day-to-day business operations.
Boost professional marketability
Grounded in a thorough understanding of the management aspects of cybersecurity, graduates leave Hood ready to tackle the complex cyber challenges in business, industry, government, education, medicine and other fields. For students who want cyber training, but not the full master’s degree, there is a stand-alone certificate in Cybersecurity
Part-time or full-time
By taking one or two courses a semester, students can complete the 30-credit program in three years. Or as full-time students, they can take combination of hybrid and on-campus classes and graduate in 18 months. Both formats provide instruction from highly qualified faculty and adjunct instructors with proven Cybersecurity experience.