That’s the number of cyber security jobs that will go unfilled around the world by 2021, according to experts. Our new cyber security master’s program = job security.
At UToledo we stay on top of current trends. That’s why our renowned College of Engineering is offering new graduate degrees in cyber security — a field in which demand for knowledgeable professionals far outweighs supply.
Cyber security isn’t just about making computers safer. So many of our everyday devices are connected to the internet — refrigerators, security cameras, phones, cars. We need many more professionals who know how to protect our personal and corporate information from hackers and scammers.
The cyber security master’s programs teach you about the latest technology trends and tools in cyber security. You’ll develop the skills you need to work as a cyber security professional in a rapidly evolving IT world.
Choose from two program options:
Master of Science (M.S.)
Master of Cyber Security (M.C.S.)
If you don’t have a traditional computer science background, you will need to take some fundamental computer science courses before beginning the program.
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Flexibility. Choose from two master’s degree options depending on your interests. Start in either the fall or spring semester.
Experiential education. UToledo has a university-wide commitment to hands-on learning. You’ll have access to the latest tools to apply your new knowledge to real-world problems.
Expert educators. Our engineering faculty are active cyber security researchers.
Personalized capstones. Immerse yourself in a specific area of cyber security — computer security, cyber forensics, network security, cloud security, hardware security, healthcare security and more.
A broad curriculum. UToledo’s cyber security master’s programs offer a large number of electives. Tailor your degree to your interests. You also can take cyber security courses in our outstanding law and business colleges.
Valuable industry connections. Thanks to our strong undergraduate co-op program, we have an extensive network of companies in the region and across the U.S. who are familiar with our stellar students. This is a big advantage when our graduates look for employment.
Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million unfilled cyber security positions globally by 2021. A master’s degree will boost your already-high earning potential.
After completing UToledo’s cyber security master’s program, you’ll be prepared to continue your research and development in cyber security areas or work in industry.
Cyber security professionals are employed in a wide range of areas, including:
They are employed as:
M.S. cyber security students must complete a thesis or project. You will have the opportunity to work with expert faculty on research.
Our faculty are working on projects in such areas as: