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Computing Security
Master of Science
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Graduate Program Contact Sumita Mishra

Enhance your career and keep pace with the rapidly changing cybersecurity field. This program builds knowledge in many aspects of computing security concepts and practices from the perspective of software engineering, computer science, mobile computing, computer networking, policy and risk management, and systems administration.

This innovative program is designed to enable students to understand the theoretical foundations of computing security, to join a team of professionals solving the challenges of ensuring secure computing environments, and to become leaders within their organizations in the implementation of computing security and information assurance policies and practices. Alternately, this program can prepare students for further academic study and careers in either academia or research.

RIT has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education and Research by National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

The curriculum consists of the RITx Cybersecurity MicroMasters® program, six additional online courses and a capstone course through RIT Online.

Minimum technical requirements:

  • A modern web browser with Javascript enabled (recent IE, Chrome or Firefox)
  • A desktop or laptop computer with a webcam
  • Minimal network latency to RIT's Main Campus (200ms or less). To test latency, ping or