Cybersecurity (MS)

Cybersecurity Degree Overview

There is a shortage of cybersecurity professionals, leaving employers struggling to fill more than 400,000 cyber-related roles. This is your opportunity. A Master’s in Cybersecurity at Thomas will provide you with a comprehensive understanding and skills to secure, protect, and defend valuable data. The program draws on current best practices, framework, and knowledge domains supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (Cybersecurity Framework), NSA, and DHS (Center of Academic Excellence), ISC² (CBK for the CISSP and CCSP), and ACM (Security).

Where are program alumni employed?

  • WEX
  • Tyler Technologies
  • CGI
  • Apex Systems

“Thomas gave me the skills in this program to really dig deeper and apply advanced problem solving and communications that organizations expect in a higher-level position. Advancing to the next level is an incredible feeling.”

Danielle Welch ’14, MS ’20, IT Analyst, Disaster Recovery, Tyler Technologies

At a Glance

  • 30 credit hours
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Leadership development
  • 100% online

Key Courses

  • Cyber Engineering
  • Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making
  • Foundations of Homeland Security
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Cyber Data Analytics

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Join SecureMaine on October 5th, 2023 for a Full-Day Cybersecurity Conference

Please join us for the region’s first conference focused purely on cybersecurity and physical infrastructure security, curated through a collaboration of technology, security, and privacy-focused not-for-profit associations.

Date: October 5, 2023

Location: The Point, 345 Clarks Pond Pkwy, South Portland, ME (near the Maine Mall)

Register Online:

Additional Details: SecureMaine Conference Flyer (PDF)