From continuing education, to undergraduate degrees, up to a PhD, Northeastern University offers a range of educational opportunities in cybersecurity.
The PhD in Information Assurance prepares students to advance the reliability and security of data networks and information systems as researchers, faculty members, and policy advisors. In addition to focusing on using technology to address global threats, the program investigates how law, policy, and human behavior influence the design and implementation of security measures. Whether your background and interests are in academia, industry, or government, you’ll graduate as a high-demand professional ready for a successful career.
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity explores key issues in information security and how technology can help resolve them. The program enables you to take courses tailored to your experience. Have a social science or other background? You will build and strengthen your technical skills. Have prior technical experience? You will add to your understanding of the context in which cybersecurity technology is applied.
The BS in Cybersecurity teaches students the conceptual and practical skills that will enable them to contribute to ensuring the reliability and security of cyberspace.
Executive workshops aim to empower company board members to develop a cybersecurity vision, and fulfill their responsibilities which include enterprise cybersecurity oversight. They enable executives and senior management to develop specific cybersecurity strategies and policies, and remain at the forefront of attack vectors awareness and best practices. Workshops can be customized to specific audiences and industries.
Cybersecurity students may be eligible for scholarships from the Department of Defense and National Science Foundation. Find out more about these opportunities on our Cybersecurity Scholarships page.