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Master of Science in Cybersecurity Law


Enrolling now for classes beginning beginning Fall 2017

Need

Maryland is the epicenter of cybersecurity; the home of the National Security Agency (NSA), the U.S. Cyber Command, dozens of cybersecurity firms—in short, a thriving constellation of public and private sector organizations working to prevent or stop cybersecurity threats.

Maryland Carey Law’s online Master of Science in Cybersecurity Law is designed for those who must deal or wish to deal with the legal and public policy aspects of cybersecurity in their jobs.

The MS in Cybersecurity Law is the first advanced degree to provide this focus. The curriculum covers identification of threats and actors, Internet governance and jurisdiction, privacy issues, and cybercrime and data breach as well as current and proposed cybersecurity legislation, policies and regulation.

Flexibility

The MS in Cybersecurity Law is now offered exclusively online to provide a high quality learning experience in a flexible format for today's busy professionals.

Students will:

  • Work in an interactive, asynchronous online environment
  • Obtain valuable new skills with minimal disruption
  • Utilize instructor-to-student and student-to-student collaboration tools
  • Set their own schedules to manage class time and personal and professional obligations
  • Be introduced to a variety of interactive visual presentations to achieve learning objectives
  • Engage and network with expert professors and peers
  • Receive 24/7 technical support

Focus

After completing the first semester of core courses, students will take an in-depth survey course in Cybersecurity in their second semester, followed in the third semester by seminars focusing on such issues as:

  • NSA, Foreign Intelligence and Privacy
  • Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
  • Cyber Crime

The program culminates in a capstone project in which students focus on a practical challenge in their chosen field under the guidance of a faculty or practitioner advisor.

All courses will be taught by members of the Maryland Carey Law faculty as well as experts from the University of Maryland’s Center for Health and Homeland Security and other practitioners.

 


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Admissions: PHONE: (410) 706-3492 FAX: (410) 706-1793

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