Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Cyber Engineering

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Earn a Master of Philosophy in Cyber Engineering and develop critical analysis skills in information and cyber security, computer engineering, systems networking, and business management.

The M.Phil. in Cyber Engineering is an exploration of the cybersecurity risks within the industry and how to implement research, technical skills, and knowledge to mitigate these risks. Students will learn the principles and ethics behind cyber engineering, as well as the laws and rights to privacy behind scientific inquiry. Students will also apply computer forensics and incident handling procedures, examine malicious software, analyze and engineer software, and perform research in this field of study. The need for experienced professionals in the field of cyber engineering is growing, as these individuals are crucial to developing greater strongholds against the increase in cybercrime targeted at our many technology-reliant systems.

The M.Phil. in Cyber Engineering is designed as a degree in research where students will quickly engage in leadership, research, and publishing. It is aimed at those that may want to explore research studies before starting a doctorate in research, or those seeking career advancement opportunities through a higher degree.  

The M.Phil. program is structured for experienced professionals in this field with an appropriate undergraduate degree. During the program, students will conduct original research in an approved area of Cyber Engineering. 

The completion of this program requires the student to produce, present, and defend a master's dissertation after receiving the required approvals from the student’s Committee and the Academic Review Board. 

For continued study, see our PhD in Offensive Cyber Engineering

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Expert guidance in master’s research

Our industry-expert faculty are devoted to providing students with the deep proficiency and technical skills needed in this area using interdisciplinary methodology and cutting-edge courses. You’ll receive the guidance necessary for successfully completing your master's research.

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Proven academic excellence

Study at a university that specializes in industry-focused education in technology-based fields, nationally recognized for academic excellence in our programs.

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Program is 100% online

Our M.Phil. in Cyber Engineering is offered 100% online, with no on-campus classes or residencies required, allowing you the flexibility needed to balance your studies and career.

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Career Opportunities

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Market demand for cyber engineering expertise

Graduates will contribute significantly to the rapidly growing cyber engineering field through the creation of new knowledge and ideas, and will be prepared for in-demand roles such as a trusted subject matter expert, researcher, technician, manager, or professor.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • The per credit charge for graduate courses:
    • Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $630, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
    • Independent study (per credit) - $877, 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)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application

For 2023-2024 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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