Electrical and Computer Engineering Concentration in Cybersecurity MS

Objective

The MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering – Concentration in Cybersecurity is open to students who want to pursue a career in cybersecurity and professionals who want to further their knowledge and skills. Participants learn the fundamentals of information security, information assurance and cryptography, with emphasis using hands-on instruction resulting in a final capstone project.

Specialty areas of study in Electrical and Computer Engineering – Cybersecurity Emphasis include:

  • Communication Networks
  • Cyber Attacks and Defenses
  • Digital Forensics
  • Legal, Ethical, Political and Policy Issues
  • Secure Software Development

Industry Advisory Board

The MS program is informed by an industry advisory board with significant experience in electrical and computer engineering and cybersecurity. To view the MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering Concentration in Cybersecurity Program advisory board, please click here.

Curriculum

Students enrolled in the MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering – Concentration in Cybersecurity must successfully complete 27 credits and a three-credit research project.

Required Courses
Course # Title Credits
ECE 676 Internet and Intranet Security 3
CSC 609 Data Security and Cryptography 3
ECE 673 Information Assurance 3
ECE 785 Advanced Problems in Cybersecurity (Capstone Course, topics vary) 3
Electives – 18 credits
Course # Title Credits
ECE 633 Random Signals and Noise 3
ECE 634 Communication Networks 3
ECE 674 Agent Technology 3
ECE 675 Digital Forensics 3
ECE 677 Data Mining 3
ECE 678 Network Security – Cyber Attacks and Defenses 3
ECE 753 Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks 3
CSC 632 Introduction to Parallel Computing 3
CSC 732 Parallel Algorithms 3

Additional Elective Course Areas

Legal Issues (Digital Evidence and Analysis, Privacy, Legal Response/Responsibilities, Policies)

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