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46 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
 
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
05 Oct 2020
Online
 
Cranfield University
Cranfield , United Kingdom

The Defence and Security Programme offers three-degree streams to provide blended, flexible education suitable for a range of learners engaged in the complex, evolving defence ... +

The Defence and Security Programme offers three-degree streams to provide blended, flexible education suitable for a range of learners engaged in the complex, evolving defence and security environment. -
MSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
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
Sep 2021
15 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Arden University
Coventry , United Kingdom

In this programme, you will consider the impact of the changing IT security landscape and focus on the design and establishment of prevention plans within your organisation. Y ... +

In this programme, you will consider the impact of the changing IT security landscape and focus on the design and establishment of prevention plans within your organisation. You will consider the evolving field of technology and its rapid development within the context of security risks. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 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 2020
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
 
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 2020
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
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
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Albany Law School
Albany , USA

The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Master students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined stu ... +

The law school offers a rigorous curriculum with a rich history of excellence. Master students will be joining a community of distinguished faculty, focused and determined students, and a network of accomplished alumni that can provide mentorship, internships, and potential employment. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Online
 
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Irkutsk , Russia

This program focuses on the value aspect of information technology, information systems design and development; business process-oriented design of enterprise planning resourc ... +

This program focuses on the value aspect of information technology, information systems design and development; business process-oriented design of enterprise planning resource systems; Big Data for large enterprises, and the implementation of data analysis technologies at the enterprise. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
UE-IBM Tech & Business School
Madrid , Spain

The only Official Master of teleco that addresses the strategic, tactical and technical aspect of security in the network and computer science of Information Technology and Co ... +

The only Official Master of teleco that addresses the strategic, tactical and technical aspect of security in the network and computer science of Information Technology and Communications (ICT). More than 125 hours of laboratory for secure configuration of servers, firewalls, forensic analysis, pentesting in the IBM and UEM laboratories. -
Master
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
23 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates

The M.Sc. in Information Security degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and thesis requirements of the program. The program is targeted ... +

The M.Sc. in Information Security degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and thesis requirements of the program. The program is targeted for students with diverse backgrounds, including graduates in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or other pertinent specializations. The program follows a “width before depth” approach, starting with common core courses that cover essential Information Security topics. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven , Netherlands

From unauthorized access to malicious manipulation: the threats that exist when storing or sending electronic data are on the increase. For that reason, the security of that d ... +

From unauthorized access to malicious manipulation: the threats that exist when storing or sending electronic data are on the increase. For that reason, the security of that data is of ever greater importance. Information Security Technology provides essential tools for safe communication and protection of data. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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