Online M.S. in Cyber Security

Learn the skills & knowledge to take the next big step

Take control of your Cyber Security career

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Become equipped to meet any cybersecurity demand

From world-renowned Fortune 500 companies to vital government agencies, organizations across a broad range of industries recognize the importance of cybersecurity and how it seriously impacts their mission.

The University of Tulsa Master of Science (M.S.) in Cyber Security program equips emerging leaders with the knowledge and skills to meet rapidly growing industry demands.

Designed with the working professional in mind, this program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the foundational concepts of cybersecurity. Students interact with classmates and professors who are active in the field of cybersecurity.

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One of the first 14 institutions designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense Education.

Certified Excellence

Recognized by NSA and DHS as a Center of Academic Excellence in Research and Cyber Defense Education.

Over 25 Years

Since the 1990s, the University of Tulsa has been at the forefront of cybersecurity research and education.

Highway to Success

Graduates have gone on to leading roles in the private and public sectors, as well as academia.

Ranked No. 23 Nationally

The University of Tulsa is now ranked No. 23 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for cybersecurity academics.

M.S. in Cyber Security

As an online M.S. in Cyber Security graduate, you will master the theory, concepts and techniques to defend the world’s most critical networks, protect invaluable private data and strengthen core infrastructure at top organizations.

The technical and professional skills you will develop while earning your M.S. in Cyber Security are highly sought after by federal government agencies, national laboratories, law enforcement and intelligence communities, and the private sector.

To meet the demands of full-time professionals, you can complete your degree in cybersecurity at your own pace in as few as 20 months.

The industry estimates that 2.7 million cybersecurity jobs worldwide remain unfilled with more than 300,000 of those in the United States.*

*(ISC)² Cyber Security Workforce Study, 2021

Program Benefits

Gain the skills and expertise necessary to thrive in this growing field.

Built for the working professional in mind 100% online

100% online, this program is built for the working professional.

Engaged and experienced faculty active in Cyber Security research

Engaged and experienced faculty active in cybersecurity research.

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Graduates are positioned to succeed as technical and managerial leaders.

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Complete your degree in as few as 20 months.

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Scholarships Available.

Important Deadlines

Spring 2023
Priority Complete Deadline
September 29, 2022
Final Submit Deadline
November 1, 2022
Final Complete Deadline
November 16, 2022
Classes Begin
January 9, 2023
Summer 2023
Priority Complete Deadline
March 2, 2023
Final Submit Deadline
March 30, 2023
Final Complete Deadline
April 28, 2023
Classes Begin
May 15, 2023

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our application deadlines, please reach out to our Enrollment Team by phone 918-856-3999 or email.

Who is this program for?

The University of Tulsa’s online M.S. in Cyber Security is designed for working professionals who are looking to take the next step in their career.

This program serves students with backgrounds in computer science who are interested in expanding their skills and knowledge to succeed as technical and managerial leaders in cybersecurity.

We’re not gonna tell you how to do something … You’re gonna figure out why you need to set it up that way. And based on when you understand why, then you can figure out how to do it and apply that knowledge regardless of where you’re at.

NATHAN SINGLETON
Field CISO, Cyber One Security; TU Alumnus

Career Opportunities with an M.S. in Cyber Security

Graduates from The University of Tulsa’s M.S. in Cyber Security program have gone on to successful positions within highly reputable organizations, such as:

  • Amazon
  • Bank of Oklahoma
  • DataDog
  • Elastic
  • GPSG
  • IBM X-Force Red
  • Instagram
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • U.S. Air Force

Job titles of recent graduates include:

  • IT Security Engineer
  • Security Penetration Tester
  • Director Information Security
  • Project Manager
  • System Administrator
  • Cyber Engineer
  • Vendor Risk Management Consultant
  • Cyber Security Analyst

An online M.S. in Cyber Security degree can provide opportunities to both enhance your career and increase your earning potential.

Explore Potential Cyber Jobs

Job
Salary
$50k
$121k

Information Security Manager

$120,815

Security Engineer, Information Systems

$102,174

Information Security Engineer

$96,768

Cybersecurity Engineer

$96,346

Security Engineer

$95,772

Information Security Officer

$94,835

Software Engineer

$92,375

Network Security Engineer

$89,819

Security Consultant

$88,552

Penetration Tester

$87,492

Cybersecurity Analyst

$76,705

Information Security Analyst

$73,079

Security Analyst

$69,039

**Average salary estimates according to Payscale. These amounts are subject to change. (February 2022)

Online M.S. in Cyber Security Upcoming Events

The University of Tulsa Virtual Event – Financial Services for Graduate Students
Thursday October 6, 2022
06:00 pm CT
The University of Tulsa Virtual Event – M.S. Cyber Security Online Program Outcomes
Thursday October 27, 2022

Designed to accommodate the needs and schedules of working professionals, the online M.S. in Cyber Security program offers classes 100% online.

Explore Online Courses

Created in 2017, The University of Tulsa’s online M.S. in Cyber Security program is made possible by dedicated faculty active in cybersecurity research.

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