M.S. in Cyber Security and Operations

The M.S. degree in Cyber Security and Operations is a 31 credit hour program. Like all graduate programs at Mississippi State University, students must complete a majority of the coursework at the 8000 (full graduate) level.

Required Classes

  • CSE 6243 Information and Computer Security
  • CSE 6273 Introduction to Cyber Crime and Forensics
  • CSE 6383 Cryptography and Network Security
  • CSE 8743 Advanced Network Security
  • CSE 8723 Cyber Law and Policy
  • CSE 8011 Graduate Seminar

Cyber Defense Concentration

  • BIS 6113 BIS Security Management
  • 2 Advanced Security Electives
  • 2 CSE/ECE Graduate Courses or 6 Thesis Hours

Cyber Operations Concentration

  • CSE 6363 Reverse Engineering
  • CSE 8713 Advanced Cyber Operations
  • ECE 8823 Wireless Networks
  • 2 CSE/ECE Graduate Courses or 6 Thesis Hours

Prerequisites

  • C Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Data Comm
  • Operating Sys
  • Microprocessors