CNBC estimates a need for 30,000 top-level security experts worldwide. Those experts are consistently earning over six figures annually, according to Payscale.com. And the worldwide cybersecurity market is expected to exceed $300 billion by 2024, according to a study conducted by Global Market Insights, Inc.
The numbers don’t lie — there has never been a better time to specialize your skills. Elevate your technical abilities in booming areas like cloud security, wireless network security, and mobile device hacking. Housed within the John E. Simon School of Business, our program helps you develop the business literacy to influence, and even enter, the C-suite.
100% online with no campus visits required.
Graduate in as few as 12 months.
Learn from case studies pulled from the latest headlines.
Complete coursework using the Maryville Virtual Lab, which was distinguished by Apple for mobile innovation.
Prepare for certifications while you complete your degree: ECSA, ECES, Splunk, CISA, CCSP, and CISSP.
Why choose Maryville?
Graduate in as few as 12 months
Complete your coursework 100% online, on any device
Use our Maryville Virtual Lab as a professional training ground
Learn from a faculty dedicated to the profession, not publishing
Why an M.S. in Cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity workers can demand an average salary premium of $12,700 per year compared to other IT workers — Burning Glass Technologies
Positions like IT manager and information security analyst ranked among U.S. News & World Report‘s “100 Best Jobs” in 2019.
Top earners at the master’s level can exceed $128,000 annually — Payscale.com
We’ve been progressively challenging the norms of higher education for nearly 150 years. We started out as one of the first universities in the St. Louis region to educate women. Today, we continue to push the boundaries and prepare students like you for a digital world. At Maryville, we understand what it takes to move beyond your comfort zone.
Through the years, we’ve grown to become a nationally honored private college. And we’re consistently recognized for our comprehensive and innovative approach to education. All of our degree programs –– whether they’re offered online or on-campus –– focus on student learning, outcomes, and success.
Accreditation and Rankings
Maryville University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Ranked by Forbes among “America’s Top Colleges” for 2019
Named an “Apple Distinguished School” for 2018–2021
Listed among the “Best College Values 2019” by Kiplinger’sPersonal Finance
Ranked a “Best National University” for 2019 by U.S. News & World Report