Fortune has named Norfolk State University among its 2023 Best Online Master’s in Cybersecurity degree programs. NSU is listed in the top 20 with the likes of the UC Berkeley, U. of Arizona, Syracuse, and DePaul. Norfolk State is listed at No. 13.
Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. In fact, cybersecurity jobs are far outpacing other industries, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Public, private and government agencies all cite information security as a business priority.
NSU officials report many of the university’s Master of Science cybersecurity graduates have multiple job offers prior to graduation.
Norfolk State University is Virginia’s largest HBCU and a recognized leader in cybersecurity education and research. The University holds designations as a DHS/NSA (Department of Homeland Security/National Security Agency) Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, an Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) and membership in the first HBCU-led University Affiliated Research Center (UARC).