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The Master of Engineering in Engineering is a 30-credit hour degree. Students earning this degree with a focused study in cybersecurity will meet these requirements:

  • Three cybersecurity core curriculum courses that lay the foundation for cybersecurity (9 credit hours). 
  • Five directed electives that enable the student to link cybersecurity to discipline-specific areas of study (15 credit hours). 
  • One foundational elective that provides a deeper knowledge in one of the discipline-specific areas (3 credit hours)
  • Presently, electives are available in the following discipline-specific areas: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering. 
  • One free elective to be selected in consultation with faculty advisor (3 credit hours). 

Approved courses are listed below. Select courses are offered each term. Consult with the academic advisor when selecting courses for registration. 

Cybersecurity Core
courses (9 credits)

  • Foundations of Cybersecurity Engineering
  • Computer Network and Security
  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy
  • Software Security
  • Hardware Security

Cybersecurity Directed Electives (15 credits)

  • Data Analytics for Cybersecurity 
  • Introduction to Modern Cryptography 
  • Quantum Algorithms
  • Software Reverse Engineering 
  • Advanced Networking and Security
  • Cybersecurity Risk
  • Professional Internship
  • Theory and Applications of Network Coding
  • Channel Coding for Communications
  • Information Theory
  • Unconditionally Secure Electronics
  • Cybersecurity Literacy in the Global Arena
  • Business Information Security 
  • IT Security Controls
  • Security Management and Compliance 
  • Information, Secrecy, and Authentication I
  • Information, Secrecy, and Authentication II
  • Methods and Issues in Cyber Policy and Cybersecurity
  • Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Cybersecurity Policy, Issues, and Operations

Foundational Electives (3 credits)

  • Object Oriented Programming, Development, and Software Engineering
  • Database Systems and Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Operating Systems and Applications
  • Applied Networks and Distributed Processing
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Networks and Distributed Computing
  • Wireless and Mobile Systems
  • Data Mining and Analysis
  • Computer Communications and Networking
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Microprogrammed Control of Digital Systems
  • Wireless Communications
  • Digital Integrated Circuit Design
  • Microprocessor System Design


Angie Dunn

  • Program Specialist IV, Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering
  • Interim Graduate Advisor, Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering
Angie Dunn