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MS in Cybersecurity ranked among Top 5 in U.S.

Jan 05, 2022

OLLU’s online master of Cybersecurity degree ranks as the No. 5 program in the U.S. for 2021, according to ZDNet, an organization that provides higher education rankings and covers news, trends and technologies that are important to IT professionals.  

Based on information from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and College Scoreboard, ZDNet released its Top 5 ranking on Tuesday. In its ranking story, ZDNet cited the Cybersecurity program’s competitive cost, graduation rate and regional accreditation. 

OLLU is the only school from South Texas to make the ZDNet ranking.

The MS in Cybersecurity is designed to prepare information technology professionals to assume executive technical management positions. The curriculum includes information systems and information assurance. 

OLLU belongs to an elite group of U.S. schools to be designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). The designation comes from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).