Computer Science, M.S. - Cybersecurity

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/computer-science/programs 

Program Sequence - 36 Credits

(24 Credits for Students in the Accelerated Pathway Program)

Required Core Requirements (12 credits)
(0 Credits for Students in the Accelerated Pathway Program)
*Courses completed at undergraduate level for students in accelerated program.
CSC 540 — Database Systems — 3 credits*
CSC 543 — Web Programming — 3 credits*
CSC 563 — Multithreaded Distributed Programming — 3 credits*
CSC 565 — Computer Networks — 3 credits*

Cybersecurity Concentration Requirements (12 credits)
CSC 555 — Principles of Information Security — 3 credits
CSC 558 — Network Security — 3 credits
CSC 568 — Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing — 3 credits
CSC 578 — Secure Systems — 3 credits

Breadth Requirements (6 credits)
Non-core courses outside of area of concentration 
CSC 520-999

Capstone Requirements (6 credits)
Select one:
Master's Thesis (CSC 590 and 591)
Special Project (CSC 590 and CSC 595)