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Information and Cyber Security

Master of Science

Keep your data - and your company - safe. 

With ever-evolving technology, information and cyber security are constant challenges for organizations of all types and sizes. The need for cyber security professionals who can keep up with the latest strategies and techniques in the field is growing rapidly – are you ready?

Employers need qualified professionals who can do what it takes to keep their data and technology protected. Data security and integrity are critical, whether in storage, processing or transit. With two specializations to choose from, Regis’ M.S. in Information and Cyber Security prepares you to stay on top of the latest technology risks and protect against the risk of a cyber security threat.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online + on campus courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
36 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$845 per credit hour

Sample Information and Cyber Security Classes

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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.

Program Details

Get all the details on our M.S. Information and Cyber Security program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Information and Cyber Security Career Paths

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.

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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.

How to Apply

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

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

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $845 per credit hour
Total program credits: 36
Fees: $75 technology fee per course

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information. 

Technology Requirements

  • 8 GB RAM required, 12 GB recommended
  • 256 GB hard drive required, 1 TB (Terabyte) recommended
  • 64-bit Windows 10 operating system
  • Microsoft 2019 Office Suite
  • Antivirus protection, McAfee or Norton

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October. Students wishing to take classes as part of the on-campus cohort begin the program in August.

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