Scholarship Programs


The educational functions of C-SAIT include professional and continuing education, undergraduate and graduate education, and outreach activities. Within FSU, it coordinates graduate and undergraduate security and information assurance curriculum development, including theory and practice. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in security principles.

MS in Computer Science, Cybersecurity Major

Cybersecurity students must complete the undergraduate prerequisites for this major.

Courses for Cybersecurity Major

  • CIS 5370 Computer Security
  • CIS 5371 Cryptography
  • CNT 5412 Network Security, Active and Passive Defenses
  • CNT 5505 Data and Computer Communications
  • CNT 5605 Computer and Network Administration

Plus one of the following courses:

  • CDA 5140 Fault Tolerance and Reliability
  • COP 5570 Concurrent, Parallel, and Distributed Programming
  • COP 5611 Operating Systems
  • COT 5310 Theory of Automata and Formal Languages
  • COT 5405 Advanced Algorithms

The following courses are specifically designed to address Cyber Defense.

Undergraduate Level courses supporting Cybersecurity

  • CIS 4360 Introduction to Computer Security
  • CNT 4406 Network Security and Cryptography
  • CNT 4504 Introduction to Computer Networks
  • CNT 4603 Computer and Network System Administration
  • CIS 4930 Introduction to Cryptograhy
  • COP 4710 Theory and Structures of Databases
  • COP 4610 Operating Systems and Concurrent Programming

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