Master of Sciences

Cybersecurity Studies

For the latest course information please consult the UMass Lowell online academic catalog.

Core Courses

Required Electives

  • Issues in Computer Crime and Cyber Security (on campus) or (online
  • Computer Network Security (see below)

CS/IT Electives (Choose 4 from the Following)

Online Courses:  The following online courses are offered within the MS in Information Technology program, and can be used to fulfill requirements in the Cybersecurity concentration of the MS in Security Studies program. Enrollment in these courses requires an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or comparable academic or professional background. Please contact the course instructor for permission to enroll.


On Campus Courses: The following courses are offered on campus within the MS in Computer Science program, and can be used to fulfill requirements in the Cybersecurity concentration of the MS in Security Studies program. Enrollment in these courses requires an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or comparable academic or professional background. Please contact the course instructor for permission to enroll.

Other graduate-level electives taken at UMass Lowell or at other campuses of the University of Massachusetts may also count toward the 5 electives, based on approval of the Program Director and Graduate Faculty Group.