Cyber Engineering

Cybersecurity Engineering, M.S.


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Become a Cybersecurity Engineer

Cybersecurity affects everyone and impacts every organization. From marketing to finance, manufacturing or entertainment, data security is critical in every economic sector. Cybersecurity engineers develop, integrate and operate secure systems to protect computing devices, networks, data and programs from unauthorized hackers, damage or cyberattacks. Cybersecurity engineers are in high demand across industry, and the University of New Hampshire’s M.S. in cybersecurity engineering prepares you to meet that demand.

Designed for working professionals and people with a strong interest in cybersecurity, the cybersecurity engineering program at UNH’s Manchester campus brings today’s cybersecurity challenges to life in the classroom. Through hands-on learning and authentic project experiences, you’ll learn the theoretical underpinnings of security engineering and the technical skills to protect data, communications, networks and services.

How to Apply

Key Program Highlights:

  • Offers full- and part-time enrollment options, designed for working professionals
  • Courses held at UNH’s Manchester campus, located in the heart of the New Hampshire’s tech, corporate and financial activity.
  • Develop skills and experience in core and advanced information security, preparing you to develop, integrate and evaluate secure IT systems and services for any organization.
  • Learn from full-time faculty and industry professionals.
  • No GRE required to apply.



Program Details

Apply by August 1 for fall admission

Location: Manchester
Complete in four semesters (full-time)
30-33 credit hours (10 or 11 courses depending on track)

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National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Our cybersecurity programs have led UNH to become the first institution in New Hampshire to be designated a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Reasons to Choose UNH Manchester

UNH graduate students learn from—and through—real-world experience. As a student on the Manchester campus, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue applied projects, complete internships or co-ops at high-profile companies, work side-by-side with faculty on research, build your professional network and much more.

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Focus on Industry Experience

UNH Manchester is in the state’s tech hub — and we’ve built a network of local businesses that offer internships and jobs to students and graduates.

Exceptional Outcomes

95% of UNH graduate students are employed or enrolled in further education within six months of graduation.

Faculty Mentorship

Courses are taught by full-time faculty and practicing experts who are passionate about the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. With small class sizes, they do more than teach — they mentor.

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