Develop expertise in various aspects of computer security and privacy, such as networking, operating systems, network and systems security, and data and communications privacy.

The Department of Computer Science is a department with energetic and creative professors whose interests cover many of the growing or emerging research areas in computer science. Over the past several years the number and quality of the faculty and the graduate students have increased. The department has formed various research groups and labs and several of them have significant external funding. Particular strengths include theory, systems, information systems, and artificial intelligence.

The Master’s of Science (M.S.) degree in Cybersecuity and Privacy at The University of Georgia is an advanced program of study that addresses all aspects of cybersecurity, privacy and related technologies.  It is offered by the Computer Science Department and its Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy (ICSP).  It is intended for all students in the STEM-C fields, particularly in the fields of computer science, mathematics, and engineering.  The program aims to develop expertise in various aspects of computer security and privacy, such as networking, operating systems, network and systems security, and data and communications privacy.  Students in this program should be able to defend against common cybersecurity and privacy attacks by having knowledge of information security, including secure programming and known practices.  Students will be able to use their enhanced and improved hands-on experiences and skills to address various security and privacy issues.  Students should be able to make risk assessments of IT design decisions.

Degree Awarded: MS

Degree Code: MS_CYPR_NT

School/College: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Old College
Athens, GA 30602-1732

706-542-3400

Academic Department: Computer Science

415 Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center
Athens, GA 30602-7404

Graduate Coordinator: John Miller

706-542-3440

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