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Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity, MS

Do you have an interest in solving and preventing cybercrimes using the latest techology and techniques? Then Scranton's master's program is for you!


Program Overview

ONLINE | 30 Credits | Full-Time

As malicious cyber attacks become more frequent, the need for properly trained individuals who can help to prevent and reduce these attacks is increasingly in demand. 

This exciting new graduate program is designed to help students gain the skills necessary to find career success in the ever-evolving fields of cybercrime investigation and cybersecurity.

  • Courses are fully online
  • Can be completed on an accelerated, 1-year or 2-year progression
  • Affordable and accessible to students everywhere

What You Will Study

Not only will you learn the computer science skills necessary to thwart an attack, but also how to understand cybercriminal motivations, goals, behaviors, methods of intrusions and manipulations. This combination curriculum is a unique and important distinction that truly sets our progam apart.

You will participate in a number of experiential learning opportunities using hands-on skills to learn how to respond to cybercrime threats in a real world setting.

You will learn how to identify solutions to local and global cyber threats while mastering legal, ethical, and policy issues associated with crime.

Career Outlook

  • This graduate program will help prepare you for various professional certifications by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, such as
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
    • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
  • Other positions in this field can include, Cybercrime Investigator, Digital Forensic Examiner, and Cybersecurity Specialist.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment for Cybersecurity Analysts will increase by 28% between 2016 and 2026, which is much faster than average.
  • Employment for Digital Forensic Analysts is expected to increase by 32% between 2018 and 2028.

Request information about this new and emerging field of study today!