This program provides the necessary foundations for the design and development of systems that are assures to be secure, focusing on two aspects of computing systems:
Design of secure systems that exhibit confidentiality, integrity, and availability through authentication, reference monitoring, and sound design and implementation
Design of assured systems, which are secure systems who properties are verified or proven
30 credits are required for the program. Students must take four core courses and six elective courses for a total of 30 credits, with a final GPA of 3.0 in these courses. Up to 9 credits may be transferred from other schools, upon evaluation of details by the program director or department chair.
Building assured components
Design and analysis of algorithms
Principles of operating systems
Select 2 courses in computer science/engineering
2 relevant courses from Law, iSchool, Maxwell relevant courses from Law, iSchool, Maxwell
Employment Outcomes Based on exit surveys of 2017 and 2018 Syracuse University Computer Science and Cybersecurity MS graduates.
Companies that hire our MS graduates: 2U, ADP, Air Force Research Lab, Amazon, American Express, BAE Systems, Bank of America, Blackhawk Networks, BlackRock, Boeing, Cerner Corporation, Comcast,Ernst & Young, eBay Inc, Ford, EPE Innovations, Ernst & Young, Ford, Goldman Sachs, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., High 5 Games, Houzz, IBM, IMVU, INFICON, Intercontinental Exchange, Investing Channel, Jeppesen, Lowenstein Sandler, LLC, McKinsey & Company, NCC Group, NSI-MI, Parsons Corporation, Petuum, Playmaker Health, PwC, Rockwell Collins, Samsung, Securonix, SRC Inc, Symantec, Syrasoft, Telenav Inc, ViaSat Inc., Walmart Labs, WXYZ, Yahoo, Yelp, Zify
Job location: 98% in the US, 2% outside of US
Job location within US:
20% San Francisco Bay Area, 18% Metropolitan New York City, 8% Syracuse/Central New York, 5% Metropolitan Baltimore/Washington, DC, 5% Texas (Austin/Dallas/Houston), 5% Washington (Seattle), 3% Metropolitan Los Angeles, 33% Other
Job titles: Senior Programmer, Advisory Programmer & Data Analyst, Computer Scientist, Data scientist, Digital Analyst, Entrepreneurial Software Engineer, Full-Stack Software Engineer, Quality Systems Analyst, Security Analyst, Security Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Software Developer, Software Dev Eng, Software Engineer Autonomous Cars, Software Engineer-Android, Systems Engineer, Technology Consultant