Protect. Defend. Secure.
Join the elite professionals securing and defending our world from the threat of cyber
attacks. Go beyond programming to masters the critical topics facing organizations in
the 21st century.
Why Cybersecurity at UD?
- The University of Dallas STEM-designated cybersecurity program is nationally ranked
by Best Colleges, Universities.com, Cybersecurity Degrees and Online MBA Today, among
- Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by
the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
- Program content and structure is based on the real-world expertise of the cyber advisory council and industry-expert faculty.
- Our graduates are some of the most sought after cybersecurity employees in the nation with
an in-depth understanding of the essential domains of Cybersecurity including data
protection, penetration testing and digital forensics.
Cybersecurity Programs Offered at UD:
Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity (STEM)
This 30-credit-hour program provides an in-depth education with a leadership and ethics
focus. Students who complete this degree often pursue careers in areas such as threat
analysis, cyber defense, network security, penetration testing and digital forensics.
This program may be completed 100% online.
Master of Science (M.S.) in Cyber Intelligence (STEM)
The 42-credit-hour M.S. in cyber intelligence specializes in the application of the
most sought-after skills in the key fields of business analytics and cybersecurity.
This STEM-designated program combines cybersecurity principles — such as cryptography,
penetration testing and forensics — with the most relevant statistical and programming
MBA with Cybersecurity Concentration
For professionals looking to enhance their careers in management, the MBA with cybersecurity
concentration allows students to gain a basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts
to complement knowledge and leadership skills gained through the Dallas MBA.
Graduate Certificates in Cybersecurity
For professionals desiring to stay current on industry trends and best practices in
the ever-changing business environment, graduate certificates require less time to
earn than a Master of Science or a Master of Business Administration and provide immediately
CISSP Certified Training
The University of Dallas partners with Netlynx to provide high quality CISSP training. The CISSP certification is globally recognized
as the gold standard for IT and security professionals.
The George S. Sturgeon Cybersecurity Scholarship
Apply for The George S. Sturgeon Cybersecurity Scholarship Fund for Women if you are MS in Cybersecurity and MBA students with a cyber concentration in their second year
(or students with a minimum 15 credits completed) .
Recipient(s) will receive $1,500-$3,000 that can be applied to tuition, books, and
Even before graduating, I was approached by companies about job opportunities in cybersecurity
simply because they understand the rigor of the program adequately prepares you for
the fast-paced information security industry.
Chris Russell, M.S. Cybersecurity