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M.S. in Cybersecurity: Career Outlook

Multiple High-Paying, In-Demand Opportunities

On the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ list of the 20 fastest growing occupations, No. 10 is information security analyst, the primary job outcome of CSP’s M.S. in Cybersecurity.1 It’s a standout in the top 10 with median pay right around the six-digit mark — surpassed only by three clinical and administrative health care positions.

Cybersecurity careers are already attractive. Obtaining a master’s degree can vault you to the most desirable positions in the field.

Information Security Analyst

$99,730/year

Protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. In this role, you’ll monitor for breaches, install protective software, research latest security trends, and more in an effort to safeguard a company’s systems.

Certified Information Security Manager

$118,000/year

Manage an organization’s systems and overall technology. You’ll lead efforts across security governance, risk management, and handling virtually everything related to information security and the direction of a company’s technology plan.3

Other positions you could qualify for with your master’s in cybersecurity:

  • Chief information security officer
  • Computer network architect
  • Cybersecurity analyst/consultant
  • Cybersecurity architect
  • Cybersecurity director
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Penetration and vulnerability tester

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Program Outcomes: Explore Advanced Topics Across IT and Business

In the master’s in cybersecurity, you’ll:

Support Beyond Your Graduation Date

In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.

Job & Internship Board

Handshake is CSP’s job and internship board and it offers more than 20,000 opportunities to students and alumni. You’ll have an online login to easily stay on top of ways to enhance your career.

Personalized Career Development

Need help with resumes and cover letters, networking, social media, and job searching? From mock interviews to 1:1 phone appointments with a career advisor, you’ll receive the expert assistance you need to achieve your goals.

Job Fairs

More than 600 students and alumni attended various job fairs throughout the year. Get in front of top employers that are eager to connect with CSP’s current and former students.

Even More Forms of Support

The Office of Career Development staff is dedicated to supporting students and alumni on their path to find meaningful work. Including expert services from the office to partnerships with faculty and more, you’ll have several ways to get help and boost your career.