What You'll Learn
Through the master’s degree program in cybersecurity you:
- Explore theory, tools, skills, and practices for safeguarding cloud infrastructure and applications’ security and privacy.
- Build an understanding of data network infrastructure and communications technology, architecture, and management.
- Develop knowledge of technical and organizational information security risks and communication tactics to mitigate these risks for traditional and cloud-based environments.
- Learn to develop and articulate effective enterprise information security policies that address internal and external national and international threats.
- Study commonly used cybersecurity tools and acquired hands-on experience through directed exercises and experiments.
Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Cybersecurity.
Getting Started: Admissions and Degree Requirements
At Harvard Extension School, your admission is based largely on your performance in two specific Harvard Extension courses that you complete before submitting an application.
To get started, we invite you to explore degree requirements, confirm your initial eligibility, and learn more about our unique “earn your way in” admissions process.
Cost and Financial Aid
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2021–22 rate)||$2,980 per 4-credit course|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$35,760|
After admission, you may qualify for financial aid. Typically, eligible students receive grant funds to cover a portion of tuition costs each term, in addition to federal financial aid options.