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Information and Cyber Security

Master of Science

Become a Cyber Security Expert

Cyberattacks are an inevitable part of the modern world — luckily, we know how to handle them. If you’re interested in developing your cybersecurity skills, there’s never been a better time. Businesses are investing billions of dollars in information technology, meaning cybersecurity experts are more employable and in-demand than ever before.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn from the best in the business. Our experienced faculty are excited to share their knowledge of information and cyber security with you, helping you gain skills in network and computer forensics, offensive cybersecurity, malware analysis and response, and enterprise-level information assurance. Course work is integrated with hands-on simulations and experiential learning, preparing you for industry exams such as (ISC)2, Cisco, ISACA, CISSP and more.

As a nationally ranked university, Regis has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In 2018, Regis received a U.S. government grant of nearly $1 million to focus on cybersecurity and develop an innovative curriculum that has since been applied across the country.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on-campus courses
8-week terms

Time Commitment
As little as 12-24 months

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

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Join Regis Alumni Working As:

Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analysts are responsible for the management of all computer networks to prevent security breaches, implementing security features and investigating all cyber security incidents.


Information Assurance Specialist

Develop recovery plans for disaster situations, create and enforce company-wide security standards and protect sensitive company information through the use and implementation of security measures.


Network Forensic Analyst

Detect and investigate compromised networks that have been accessed mailiciously and determine the origin and scope of the attack to prevent future intrusions.


Risk Management Specialist

Risk Management Specialists are involved in all elements of a company's business processes and provide insights and expertise on minimizing technological risk.


Information Systems Manager

Informations Systems Managers oversee all aspects of information technology in a company or organization and plan installation of new software and maintenance of all technology with security in mind.


IT Security Consultant

Analyze and evaluate the security infrastructure of a company's information technology architecture, and provide recommendations to avoid security breaches and data loss.


By the Numbers

464420
Total cybersecurity job openings in the U.S.*
$103590
Median pay for information security analysts**
31%
Projected cybersecurity job growth through 2029**

CyberSeek*

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics**

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Designated Excellence

Regis University is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

We also offer graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity or Information Assurance Policy Management.

Program Details

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MSIA 672: Managing a Secure Enterprise

Enterprise and physical security, disaster recovery planning and business continuity planning as part of designing and managing a secure enterprise.

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MSIA 675: Offensive Cyber Security

Hands-on tactices used by cyber defense professionals such as reconaissance, hijacking, vulnerability exploitation and malware deployment.

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MSIA 670: Enterprise Information Assurance

Current security standards and best practices as part of the basic Information Assurance (IA) model examining the security of the database, the application and the system.

To apply to the M.S. Information and Cyber Security program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume
  • Essay

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Program tuition: $845 per credit hour

Total program credits: 36

Fees: $75 technology fee per course

Earning your M.S. in Information and Cyber Security sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future graduate financing guide or sign up for one of our upcoming graduate financial aid information sessions.

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The M.S. Information and Cyber Security is offered by the Computer and Cyber Sciences Department within the Anderson College of Business and Computing.