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65 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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IU International University of Applied Sciences – Online
Bad Honnef, Germany

There is a huge demand for security experts to identify and defend against cyber-attacks in our increasingly digital world. With the IU Master in Cyber Security, you’ll become ... +

There is a huge demand for security experts to identify and defend against cyber-attacks in our increasingly digital world. With the IU Master in Cyber Security, you’ll become a specialist in statistical and digital forensic methods and enter an exciting career field that is continually growing in importance. As a specialist in cybersecurity, you will protect companies and systems against cyberattacks, secure sensitive data, and ensure all systems run in line with local and international regulations. IU's master’s degree in Cyber Security will develop your skills and give you a well-rounded knowledge of important subjects and trends. Study 100% online with IU. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Berlin, Germany

Cybersecurity experts are highly sought-after professionals. In an increasingly digitalised and data dependant world, your skills will be put to the test, and you’ll have the ... +

Cybersecurity experts are highly sought-after professionals. In an increasingly digitalised and data dependant world, your skills will be put to the test, and you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference by helping companies and governments protect themselves from potential threats. Build on your existing cyber skills, and enrich round out your capabilities in working with data, to ensure your position as an in-demand cyber specialist. And you’ll be able to do it all from wherever you are, 100% online, with the online Master in Cyber Security at IU. -
MSc
Full-time
24 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
Sep 2022
Campus
 

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Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

With cyber-crime keeping up with the rapid development of technology, there is a growing need for cybersecurity specialists who know how to read and analyse data in order to p ... +

With cyber-crime keeping up with the rapid development of technology, there is a growing need for cybersecurity specialists who know how to read and analyse data in order to protect business information and reputation from risks, threats and crises. In this programme, you will recognise the importance of data within the changing IT security landscape. You will consider the evolving field of technology and the security risks that come with it, learning how data can be manipulated to result in strategy-driven decisions. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
English
Oct 2022
Online
 
Unicaf - University of East London
London, United Kingdom

The programme focuses on developing skills in the field of information security and digital forensics, through a mixture of theory, advanced practical skills and experience. I ... +

The programme focuses on developing skills in the field of information security and digital forensics, through a mixture of theory, advanced practical skills and experience. It aims to develop a sound knowledge and analytical abilities, which will prepare graduates for future employment at a senior level in the IT industry. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
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 2022
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
 
Digital Age University
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Cybersecurity Manager prepares experts in cybersecurity, able to identify the main threats to the security of IT systems and to design and implement adequate cou ... +

The Master in Cybersecurity Manager prepares experts in cybersecurity, able to identify the main threats to the security of IT systems and to design and implement adequate countermeasures. The objective of the master is to provide a comprehensive knowledge of IT security and the operational skills to assess risks, detect the vulnerabilities of information systems, manage and prevent threats, design and develop strategies and procedures in response to cyber-attacks. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
26 Sep 2022
25 Sep 2022
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 2022
Campus
 
Örebro University
Örebro, Sweden

In today's complex environments, safeguarding an organization'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 organization's information assets is difficult and requires more than solely technical skills. In order to facilitate a broad understanding of the field, our program includes courses considering organizational, social, and technical aspects of information security. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
29 Aug 2023
17 Jan 2023
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Develop a solid foundation in cybersecurity as you understand how integrated systems are designed and developed, and the leadership skills that are paramount for guiding an in ... +

Develop a solid foundation in cybersecurity as you understand how integrated systems are designed and developed, and the leadership skills that are paramount for guiding an industry that’s still exploring its role and impact in society. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus