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66 Masters Programs in IT Security

A master’s degree is awarded to students who complete an in-depth postgraduate degree program, which typically spans one to three years and features a high level of research and hands-on experience. Pursuing a master’s degree can help students improve their knowledge of a chosen specialization and become qualified for new job opportunities. What is a Master in IT Security? The coursewo… Read more

A master’s degree is awarded to students who complete an in-depth postgraduate degree program, which typically spans one to three years and features a high level of research and hands-on experience. Pursuing a master’s degree can help students improve their knowledge of a chosen specialization and become qualified for new job opportunities.

What is a Master in IT Security? The coursework for this program focuses on IT systems, networks, security protocols, forensics and risk analysis. Students generally gain a better understanding of the security protocols and protections that are widely used today by learning about cryptography, encryption standards and biometrics. Many degree programs also delve into legal aspects of cyber security, including regulations and compliance. Generally, the ultimate goal of this program is to teach graduates to assess and mitigate cyber security risks.

A Master in IT Security can help information security professionals keep current with modern security threats and means of addressing those threats. Graduates may also enjoy access to extensive employment opportunities, since cyber crime poses a growing source of concern for most modern organizations.

The expenses associated with earning this degree, which may include tuition and living costs, depend on the institution, the geographic area and the program length. As a result, it is advisable for students to directly contact any institutions that they are considering attending and ask a representative for a cost estimate. 

People who hold a Master in IT Security may pursue jobs with government agencies, private companies and even non-profit organizations. These professionals may work as information security managers, cyber forensics investigators or network security advisors. Graduates may also pursue employment as cyber security or risk analysis consultants. Professionals who prefer academic careers may become researchers or pursue more advanced degrees within related fields.

Like many master’s degrees, a Master in IT Security can now be earned entirely online. Prospective students who are interested in reducing their expenses, studying from the location of their choice or working while earning their degrees may benefit from comparing the available online degree programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Utica College Online
Utica, USA

The Online MS in Cybersecurity - Malware Analysis teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge an ... +

The Online MS in Cybersecurity - Malware Analysis teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. Students gain advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in cyber intelligence, critical infrastructures, and investigative principles. With specializations in Malware Analysis, Electronic Crime, Intelligence, Computer Forensics and Cyber Operations, the program has earned Center of Excellence designations from both the NSA/DHS and EC-Council. -
MSc
Part-time
18 - 20 months
English
Online
 
Arden Study Centre, Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Develop the skills to create, plan, and manage effective IT security processes for businesses with this course, which is designed, delivered, and awarded by Arden University. ... +

Develop the skills to create, plan, and manage effective IT security processes for businesses with this course, which is designed, delivered, and awarded by Arden University. You’ll learn how to keep up with the fast-paced IT world and gain practical skills that will make you an invaluable asset to any business. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Jun 2021
Campus
 
Harbour.Space University
Barcelona, Spain

Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, e ... +

Our comprehensive courses will provide a solid foundation in key technology including computer and network security, cryptography, enterprise security architecture analysis, etc. The graduates will learn to stay current on rapidly changing technology, adapt and control to new threats and start a successful career in enterprise security. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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EC-Council University
Albuquerque, USA

The Executive Leadership in Information Assurance specialization focuses on providing the fundamental skills that are required to understand global leadership concepts, bringi ... +

The Executive Leadership in Information Assurance specialization focuses on providing the fundamental skills that are required to understand global leadership concepts, bringing together all the components required for a C-Level information security position, and providing students with the knowledge of how to manage IT security projects to enhance the success rate for both organizations and IT managers. This specialization mostly leads individuals to assume the position of CISO and even CTO at companies. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
06 Jul 2021
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, ... +

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and cyber security, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in these areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
English
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

As cybercrime keeps pace closely with new technologies, organisations recognise the need for professionals trained to read and use data to protect their business. The online M ... +

As cybercrime keeps pace closely with new technologies, organisations recognise the need for professionals trained to read and use data to protect their business. The online MSc Data Analytics & IT Security Management programme from Arden University combines these two disciplines to give you advanced data handling capabilities to ensure the security of your systems. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
English
Online
 
EPITA School of Engineering and Computer Science
Paris, France

EPITA's Master of Science in Computer Science - Computer Security program spans 18 months and is taught 100% in English in Paris. This program enables students to master cyber ... +

EPITA's Master of Science in Computer Science - Computer Security program spans 18 months and is taught 100% in English in Paris. This program enables students to master cybersecurity issues and deal with cyber threats. Its curriculum combines the learning system, networks , and cybersecurity. Accredited by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles). The average annual gross salary of the program's graduates is €40,000. -
MSc
Full-time
18 - 24 months
English
Sep 2021
31 Jul 2021
Campus
 
Antwerp Management School
Antwerp, Belgium

The Executive Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management provides you with a broad perspective and the managerial skills needed to develop and manage effective and sust ... +

The Executive Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management provides you with a broad perspective and the managerial skills needed to develop and manage effective and sustainable solutions for cyber risks and threats. -
MSc
Part-time
24 months
English
Campus
 
University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland

This MEng provides in-depth knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems. Equips students with the theoreti ... +

This MEng provides in-depth knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems. Equips students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to identify, develop and implement highly secure systems and networks that serve enterprise goals. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Designed for working cybersecurity and information technology professionals, the Master of Science in Information Security Engineering (MSISE) is a graduate degree program at ... +

Designed for working cybersecurity and information technology professionals, the Master of Science in Information Security Engineering (MSISE) is a graduate degree program at the cutting edge of cybersecurity - rapidly advancing cybersecurity careers through hands-on technical and leadership content that makes an immediate impact on the job. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
English
Apr 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Saint Pölten, Austria

The strong dependence on digital technologies in all areas of life and business calls for secure and resilient information and communications systems. Our new English-language ... +

The strong dependence on digital technologies in all areas of life and business calls for secure and resilient information and communications systems. Our new English-language master's degree program is the ideal preparation for an activity in the cybersecurity and resilience sector which is in strong economic demand. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
30 Apr 2021
Campus
 
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Irkutsk, Russia

This master program is aimed at skill training in development and exploitation of information systems and technologies. It offers to explore such fields of study as computer s ... +

This master program is aimed at skill training in development and exploitation of information systems and technologies. It offers to explore such fields of study as computer science, network, big data, and cloud technologies. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Oct 2021
15 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup, Australia

This Masters by Coursework degree is designed to meet the demand for cybersecurity professionals within government, law enforcement and industry.

This Masters by Coursework degree is designed to meet the demand for cybersecurity professionals within government, law enforcement and industry. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Örebro University
Örebro, Sweden

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad ... +

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organisation's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our programme includes courses considering organisational, social and technical aspects of information security. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, USA

The Masters of Science in Business Analytics and Information Security is designed to create a generation of problem solvers and decision-makers who are experts in the areas of ... +

The Masters of Science in Business Analytics and Information Security is designed to create a generation of problem solvers and decision-makers who are experts in the areas of information, technology, system design, and problem-solving with automated resources. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
24 Aug 2021
02 Jul 2021
Campus
 

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