Professional Science Master’s in Cyber Defense and Information Assurance
Become an integral part of information protection and security measures with the Professional Science Master’s (PSM) in Cyber Defense and Information Assurance in Temple’s College of Science and Technology (CST). This 30-credit interdisciplinary graduate degree program is designed for aspiring technical professionals at all career levels—entry-level, mid-career and senior executives—who want to equip themselves with the necessary skills to protect their organization and the nation from increasing cyberthreats. You’ll graduate with the expertise to lead information protection initiatives, resulting in more secure systems and data.
Led by a team of faculty scholars, this multidisciplinary PSM program borrows knowledge, skills and expertise from different academic disciplines, including business, computer and information sciences, electrical and computer engineering, and law. Features include
- an interdisciplinary curriculum designed and taught by Temple faculty and industry experts,
- hands-on training in professional and management skills, and
- access to real-world independent research projects.
With opportunities to do research in one of Temple’s many state-of-the-art facilities or intern with a company, the PSM helps position you for career advancement with real-world experience in this rapidly growing field.