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Cybersecurity

Gain the expertise necessary for a career in computer science and information systems with a Master's in Cybersecurity.

Classroom/Online Hybrid

Cybersecurity graduate students develop expertise in theoretical knowledge, practical skills and managerial competencies needed for leadership positions in computer science and information systems areas. For our in person or online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program, students explore forensic methods used to interrogate devices and recover data for disaster recovery and investigative purposes, in addition to theories and techniques for the protecting computers, networks, databases and information systems from intrusions and hacking attempts.

Cybersecurity at Geneva is taught from a Christ-centered perspective grounded in the truth of the Holy Bible from which students learn to know God and understand His sovereignty over all areas of life, including computing and systems operation and defense.

M.S. in Cybersecurity Program

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Develop managerial and leadership skills in cybersecurity

The Geneva College M.S. in Cybersecurity is a graduate degree preparing students for advanced work and management in the areas of computing systems protection, investigation, and recovery. For full-time graduate students (9 credit hours), a mininum of 6 credit hours per semester is required to qualify for loan options. The master’s in cybersecurity at Geneva can be completed in four semesters, including one summer session. The Master's Degree in Cybersecurity is a hybrid degree program with some courses taught on-campus in Beaver Falls, PA and some delivered online.

Career Possibilities with a Cybersecurity Master's Degree

Major breaches of computer system security happen continuously, in organizations ranging from banks to retail chains to social media to government agencies. Security of digital information is a pressing issue in our modern society. In this environment, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects cybersecurity jobs to grow at twice the average of all other occupations, making the time and effort put into earning a cybersecurity graduate degree completely worth it.

A master’s in cybersecurity can also qualify students for managerial positions in this growing field of computer system protection, device and data recovery, and digital forensics. Well-qualified leadership in this young field is in high-demand, and with a cybersecurity master’s degree in Pennsylvania, you will have the qualifications to compete for advancements and leadership positions in the industry.

The median annual wage for information security analysts was $103,590 in May 2020. - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why Geneva for a Cybersecurity Degree?

Geneva is a Christian college. With our M.S. in Cybersecurity degree, we’re able to offer one of the best programs in cybersecurity in the nation — all from a Christian perspective. Our hybrid program offers a mix of on-campus courses, where you network with classmates and professors, and online courses that help you achieve your educational goals in a way that complements your work and family life. At Geneva, professors with real-world cybersecurity experience and academic credentials teach you the skills you need as well as  the ethical framework of the Bible applied to daily life in computing.

The program introduces students to vital topics in course like:

  • Principles of Cybersecurity
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity
  • Cyberlaw and Cyberethics
  • Faithful Hacking
  • Digital Forensics
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows and Virtualization
  • Cloud Security

Interested in pursuing a degree in cybersecurity from Geneva College? Want to talk about degree program requirements, trends in the field or potential career paths? We’re here to help. Just fill out the form on this page to jumpstart the conversation for your master’s in cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity 3+1 Program

Earn your B.S. and M.S. in Cybersecurity in just four years total! With our innovative 3+1 program, you have a major advantage over others in the job market.

To learn more, call or e-mail:

Dr. Gordon Richards, Cybersecurity Program
grichards@geneva.edu, 724-847-6718

Andrew DiPietrantonio, Graduate Enrollment Manager
andrew.dipietrantonio@geneva.edu, 724-847-6774