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Cybersecurity, MS

Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity

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Career Outlook

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for computer and information technology occupations is growing at a rate of 11%, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for these jobs stems from an emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data and information security.

Career options may include:

  • Security analyst
  • Information security analyst
  • Network security engineer
  • Information security manager
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Computer and information research scientist
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer support specialist
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Consultant  

Finance Your Education

The University of Nebraska offers some of the most affordable tuition rates in the region, particularly for our online programs. Explore the array of funding options to finance your education in a way that makes sense for you.

Online tuition rates are calculated by credit hour and college offering the course and, because the University of Nebraska is a public institution supported by Nebraska taxpayers, Nebraska residents may receive a lower tuition rate than out-of-state students.

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Note: Campuses may charge additional fees; see the Paying for School page for more details.

We believe cost should not be a barrier to accessing higher education, even for online programs. Financial aid and scholarships are available for many students. Please see the Paying for School page for additional information and links to campus financial aid resources.

Our programs are an ideal way for military, veterans, and dependents to advance education with military advisers and staff on each campus, flexible deployment and activation policies, and generous acceptance of transfer credits. Visit our Prospective Student page and explore what the University of Nebraska offers.

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