Earn your master’s degree online in just 24 Months to position yourself for success.

Summer, Fall and Spring start dates.


Program Length:

24 Months

Total Units:

36 Credits

EMIs as low as:


Next Term Starts:

September 3, 2024

Application Deadline:

July 26, 2024

Focused Learning

Each subject lasts a total of seven weeks.


hours weekly are expected to complete coursework independently.

Program Outcomes

The program equips you with multi-dimensional skills in information security that will give you a competitive edge in today’s global cyber security landscape. After completing the program, you will be able to:

  • Apply the core concepts and principles of cybersecurity and engineering to design and develop highly secure systems.
  • Analyze a system to assess its overall security environment, including the security goals, policies, and threats, as well as deploy effective controls to minimize cyber security threats, while using resources and funds optimally.
  • Assess the weaknesses, threats, and opportunities in digital systems, by leveraging skills including security testing, incident response and cyber forensics.
  • Work within the guidance of legal principles and regulations as well as ethical thinking to make responsible cyber security related decisions in organizations.
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Why choose USD?

When you study with USD online in India, you get the opportunity to learn from a top-ranked U.S. university without the costs or logistics associated with studying abroad. Our unique cyber security engineering curriculum is adapted from our on-campus program to better serve online learners in India – preparing you for the field both in India and internationally.

You will have 24/7 access to our virtual classroom and industry informed curriculum, taught by faculty with extensive academic and experience across engineering and technology domains to ensure that you are imparted practical knowledge aligned with industry standards.

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