Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering
Prepare to become a cybersecurity professional in a graduate program that combines advanced studies in computer science techniques with cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies and practices.
Graduates of our program are prepared for the modern security workforce; ready to protect and defend cyber systems with hands-on experience in ethical penetration testing, wireless security, network security, cryptography, risk management and security of emerging technologies. Students will pair practical skills with theoretical research in a culminating project or thesis.
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Prepare for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering through our bridge program.
Scholarship available for autumn 2024
Apply to the University of Washington Bothell Cybersecurity Engineering master’s program by the autumn 2024 deadline to be automatically considered for an available scholarship that covers 15 credits of tuition for the first three quarters.
Nationally recognized & designated
The University of Washington is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Research and Education by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Find out more about the master’s degree
In this video, hear from our faculty and alumni about the cybersecurity engineering field, our curriculum and faculty research and how the master’s program can shape your future career.
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