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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,, Cybersecurity Degrees and Online MBA Today, among others. 
  • 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 in Cybersecurity

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.

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MS Cyber Intelligence

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 techniques.

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MBA with Cybersecurity Concentration

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.

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CISSP Certified Training

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.

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Cybersecurity at the University of Dallas

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 fees only.

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Program Rankings

Best Cyber Security Degrees in Dallas

Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Cybersecurity

Best Colleges Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Degrees

The Best Colleges' Top Online Master's in Information Systems Security

National Security Agency

Chris Russell Quote“ 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