Cybersecurity is an exciting new profession; and qualified individuals with strong foundations in information assurance and cybersecurity are in high demand. It is estimated that the increase in jobs in this field will outpace supply well into the year 2020, according to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Is This the Right Degree for You?
University of Detroit Mercy's Master of Science in Information Assurance with a major in cybersecurity is applicable across a broad range of careers and interests. Below are some of the types of people who have taken this course and advanced their careers. If you have an interest in cybersecurity, please contact us to discuss how this degree may be right for you.
Bachelor's degree with an interest in employment in government or business security work
Management or technical position in cybersecurity with interest in developing their careers into more advanced managerial roles
Individuals who are currently employed in software or systems development with interest in transitioning to software assurance
Individuals who are currently employed in information systems or networking positions with interest in transitioning to enterprise network security
Individuals who are currently employed in compliance or physical security sectors with interest in transitioning to cybersecurity