Master of Science (MS) in Cyber Analytics
Earn a master’s degree in cyber analytics, learn how to interpret data to fight cybercrime
For those dedicated to protecting networks, systems and sensitive information, finding new ways to fight intrusions is essential. Our master’s degree in cyber analytics arms you with the cutting-edge skills needed to evaluate and scrutinize huge amounts of data.
A critical gap exists between the supply and demand for cyber analytic professionals who know how to use this data to prevent cyberattacks. This demand is felt across all industries and government agencies.
Our location is a magnet for top faculty.
The Baltimore/Washington area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. Since many of our faculty are currently working in cybersecurity, you’re taught up-to-date strategies and best practices from the world’s top practitioners.
Our classes are comprised of like-minded peers
Through collaboration with other students, you’ll learn skills and techniques in class that you can apply on the job immediately.
Our long history in cybersecurity education.
Since 2003, our cybersecurity programs have been recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
Program is 100% Online
Our master’s in cyber analytics program is offered 100% online. Once you are accepted, all you need is an Internet connection and you can attend class. We keep the classes small so you receive personalized attention from faculty who are interested in sharing their knowledge and helping you succeed. Program begins Fall 2018.
Capitol Tech Opportunities
You’ll work with a faculty member to develop a major project-based research paper that draws on prior coursework and your personal experiences.
Dr. William Butler
Chair, Cyber and Information Security, Director, Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center (CICPC)
Bill Butler is currently Director, Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center (CICPC) at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2013 Bill worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. Bill also served as a joint qualified communications information systems officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service (active and reserve). Bill holds a Doctorate in cybersecurity earned from Capitol focusing on preserving cellphone privacy and countering illegal cell towers (IMSI catchers).
Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré
Assistant Professor Cyber Security
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Mary-Margaret Chantré majored in English during college before embarking on a 22-year career in the military, retired in 2017 with the rank of Major. During her time of service, she specialized in IT before transitioning to cybersecurity as the need to protect networks and combat adversaries in the cyber domain became more acute. An adjunct professor at Capitol since 2015, she recently joined the full-time cybersecurity faculty and now teaches courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. She lives in Laurel, MD with her two small children.
Market Demand for Cyber Analytics
Those who earn a master of science in cyber analytics pursue careers as:
- Cyber Security Data Analytics Lead
- Information Security Analyst
- Chief Security Officer
Generally, to apply to a graduate degree program, you should have completed a bachelor's degree or be completing a bachelor's degree prior to enrollment and should have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.
Some master of science programs have additional technical competency requirements.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates are subject to change without notice.
The following rates are in effect for the 2018-2019 academic year, beginning in Fall 2018 and continuing through Summer 2019:
- The per credit charge for graduate courses:
- Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $603, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
- Independent study (per credit) - $839, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
- The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application