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Cybersecurity Careers

Amplify Your Cybersecurity Career as an in-Demand Specialist

With your online M.S. in Cybersecurity from UD, you’ll be positioned to help industry-leading companies overcome today’s biggest cybersecurity challenges.

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Network with industry leaders

Learn from expert faculty

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Known for Excellence: The National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated UD as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Networking Potential: Our program helps you connect with the corporate, military, intelligence and financial communities, connecting you to a number of sought-after cybersecurity careers.

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Take an Active Role in Advanced Cybersecurity Careers

Computer Systems/Design Manager1
$157,580 per year

Computer/Information Systems Manager1
$151,150 per year

Computer Systems Administrator—Information Security2
$89,660 per year

Network and Computer Systems Administrator2
$84,810 per year

Fulfill Growing Demand for Qualified Professionals

Choosing the University of Delaware’s renowned hub of cybersecurity education and training puts you on the path to a high-paying, in-demand career. Our partnerships with government, business, academic and private organizations could lead to your next cybersecurity career opportunity.

You’ll also be prepared to address the shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals in almost every industry. This rising demand in computer and IT occupations is due in large part to the widespread collection and storage of big data plus the necessary experience in cybersecurity required to protect it.3

In addition to the positions listed above, your online master’s degree in cybersecurity could lead to a career as a:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Data Center Manager
  • IT Director or Supervisor

Cybersecurity Career Outlook

Career Readiness

As a UD Online student, you’ll gain access to all available student and career services.

Career Coaching

You can speak with a career coach one-on-one as you explore your passion and find the best potential job opportunities.

Digital Connections

UD’s career services tool, Handshake, allows students and employers to find each other via thousands of jobs and internships as well as upcoming networking events.

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Advanced cybersecurity strategies
  • Applied cryptography
  • Cloud security
  • Complex defensive and offensive practices
  • Digital forensics
  • DNS security
  • Reverse engineering for threats
  • Secure software design
  • Smart Grid applications
  • System hardening and protection
  • TCP/IP protocol
  • Web security