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Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Lisa Johnston
Administrative Assistant
School of Engineering and Computer Science
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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About the Program

Pacific's Master of Science in Cybersecurity is a hands-on, laboratory-intensive graduate program offered by the School of Engineering and Computer Science. The program is open to students with a Bachelor's degree in any field, and professional work experience can be used to accelerate degree completion (Computer programing and discrete math skills are required). Students complete 30 course units in a 1-year, full-time program or 2-year, part-time program. All courses are taught on the Stockton Campus using a state of the art cybersecurity laboratory. While here, students learn a variety of in-demand skills, including:

  • Detecting and preventing network attacks
  • Network reconnaissance, intrusion, and data exfiltration from a defensive and offensive standpoint
  • Reverse engineering malware to understand its design, operation, and communications protocols
  • Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities in software applications
  • The role of cryptography in secure software development
  • Cybersecurity law and policy 

At the end of the program, students are prepared to enter careers as cybersecurity professionals.

Now accepting applications for Fall 2018!

New Courses for Spring 2018


CYBR 210 - Vulnerabilities


CYBR 220 - Software Reverse Engineering

Software Reverse Engineering

CYBR 240 - Cyber Defense and Offense

Cyber Defense and Offense