Cybersecurity Informatics


Advance Your Career with a Focus on Cybersecurity
Master's Degree in Informatics Online Program

The 100% online MS in Informatics program at San José State University offers a career pathway that focuses on Cybersecurity and Privacy. This exciting new interdisciplinary program provides the skills you need to leverage data and technology to provide information security and assurance.

Learn more about the MS in Informatics program. Sign up to attend an online information session or watch a recording of a past session.

You’ll build a solid foundation in general informatics skills such as project management, human-centered design, and big data management—with a specific focus on important security and privacy topics, including:

  • Operational Security
  • Web Application Attacks
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Application Programming Development
  • Forensic Imaging
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Forensic Tool Kit

The MS in Informatics program is conducted 100% online and can be finished in as little as one year.

Salaries and Job Outlook

Informatics jobs are on the rise as regulatory and business requirements make gathering, managing, and drawing conclusions from specific types of data a strategic imperative.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $84,580 in May 2017, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $37,690.

Learn more about a career in informatics.

Apply for Admission

  • No GRE or GMAT Test Required
  • Online Application
  • Scholarships Available

More information on admissions requirements and application process at How to Apply.