Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Security

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Students in the Master of Science in Computer Science program may pursue a concentration in Security, which provides in-depth knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions to prepare technical leaders to identify, develop, and implement highly secure networks that support organizational goals.

Students who complete the Computer Science master’s degree concentration in Security will be able to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge of computer language theory, software design, as well as data bases, networks, or security.
  • Proficiency in algorithms, operating systems, computer language usage, software development, and the management of data, networks, or security.
  • Competence sufficient to investigate continually emerging new software technologies, applications, and approaches.
  • Advanced knowledge of information security concepts, governance, biometric systems, and database systems security, as well as network security and cryptography.
  • Proficiency in risk management, such as asset assessments, architectural solutions, modeling, and design.
  • Competence in security policies, processes, technology, and operations.

A total of 40 credits is required. Students must complete both the Core Curriculum and the Focus Area Requirements.

To view a full list of Computer Science courses offered by Metropolitan College, visit the Computer Science & IT graduate courses page.