MSIT Cybersecurity

Explore systems security, risk management applications and software development, 100% online.

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Our Master of Science in Information Technology with a Specialization in Cybersecurity provides you with fundamental business applications any leader should know, as well as specialized knowledge in information security management, project management for IT, host-based security, and secure networks and communications. You will explore complex security topics such as security models, access control, risk management, virtualization, intellectual property, incident response and systems security.

What You'll Learn

In this MSIT in Cybersecurity program, available 100% online, you will learn critical-thinking strategies to make informed decisions relating to attacks on computer networks and infrastructures. You’ll gain practical experience by employing secure applications development methodologies, tools and techniques, and identifying cybersecurity attacks and mitigation strategies. You will also learn how relevant legislative and legal regulations apply to cyber crime, and evaluate security levels within an enterprise. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.


Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.


In the digital age, organizations across industries are susceptible to cyber attacks, leading some to distrust the very technology they need to operate effectively. As a graduate of this MSIT in Cybersecurity program, you’ll be prepared to support and secure businesses, government agencies and military organizations in a variety of upper-level positions, including cyber systems analyst, chief security officer, cybersecurity specialist, and cybersecurity analyst.

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