Master's in Cybersecurity | Saint Leo University
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Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Program Description

Saint Leo University’s 100% online Master of Science in Cybersecurity is an advanced degree program that prepares graduates with knowledge, critical analysis, and application skills necessary to lead individuals at the forefront of the war against cyber criminals.

This in-demand online master’s degree in cybersecurity consists of 30 credit hours (or 10 subjects)* and focuses on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures; database security; software applications security; security policies; applications security; network and distributed systems security; cryptography; and security protocols.

Saint Leo’s online cybersecurity master’s degree program allows you to earn a valuable postgraduate degree in cybersecurity from an accredited, top-ranked U.S. university on your schedule.

*Students who have already completed subjects at the graduate level may be eligible to receive up to 6 credits in recognition of their previous studies. Click here or contact an admissions advisor at for more information on the requirements and the credit recognition process.

What SUBJECTS Can I Take?

Please refer to the Academic Catalog (link below) for the most up-to-date information on subjects. Subjects can include:
● COM 504 - Cybersecurity Compliance and Legal Issues 3 credits (1 subject)
● COM 506 - Database Security 3 credits (1 subject)
● COM 508 - Secure Software Design 3 credits (1 subject)
● COM 510 - Principles of Cybersecurity Management 3 credits (1 subject)
● COM 546 - Advanced Penetration Testing 3 credits (1 subject)
● COM 590 - Strategic Planning for Cybersecurity 3 credits (1 subject)

What Can I Do With a Degree in Cyber Security?

Saint Leo’s online cybersecurity master’s degree will prepare students for both initial placement and mid-level positions in career-track jobs in the emerging cyber security and information assurance/security fields.

Students will be educated in the technical aspects of cybersecurity systems, and will be prepared to assume responsibility for the operation and oversight of these systems in roles such as:
● Cybersecurity Director
● Cybercrime Analyst
● Computer Information Systems Manager
● Network Architect
● IT Auditor

Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog
The university catalog details the curriculum, as well as the academic policies and procedures developed over many years to ensure that our programs meet standards of quality, fairness, and integrity. In doing so, we ensure that you obtain a degree that meets the highest standards of academic excellence.



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Saint Leo University is accredited in the U.S.
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

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Saint Leo University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). 
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