From the College of Engineering and Computer ScienceFrom the College of Engineering and Computer ScienceFrom the College of Engineering and Computer Science
Offering Engineering Programs for Over a Century
Established in 1901, the College of Engineering and Computer Science has a long and proud history of preparing students to produce practical and sustainable solutions for the most important technological, scientific, and social challenges impacting the future. Our students, faculty, and alumni are united by our spirit to seek, as we actively pursue innovative solutions to complex new challenges.
Ranked #25 for Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Programs by U.S. News & World Report1
Ranked #11 in Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report2
Engage in Online Programs Designed With You in Mind
Our interdisciplinary, collaborative online graduate programs are specifically designed to go beyond theoretical learning so you emerge ready to apply what you have learned to address real-world needs. You will complete an academically rigorous curriculum and learn in an online environment that mirrors the close interactions of traditional on-campus programs—without having to relocate.
Master of Science in Cybersecurity
Gain the critical foundation in cybersecurity you need to effectively design and develop assured, secure computer systems and to predict, prevent, and respond to cyberattacks.
Since 2016, our online programs have enabled students to continue working while developing new skills that they can immediately apply to their tech career. In the program, you will:
Attend Live, Online Classes
Attend live, online classes hosted via Zoom where you can collaborate with classmates and faculty. In addition, classes are recorded for later review and include features such as breakout rooms for group projects, dark mode for nighttime studying, and adjustable video speed for reviewing lectures.
Complete Self-Paced Multimedia Coursework
Complete self-paced multimedia coursework that features high-quality video, interactive content, quizzes, guest lectures, and case studies.
Connect With Orange Engineering Professionals
Connect with more than 20,000 Orange engineering professionals from around the world and across a variety of industries.
Review Application Deadlines
Apply by August 12 to start in the October 2021 cohort. There is currently no GRE required to apply.
Due to the rigor of the program, applicants should have prior demonstrated work or academic experience in areas such as programming, discrete math and data structures, operating systems, or computer architecture and organization.
Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science graduate engineering programs prepare students of various ages, backgrounds, and goals with the practical skills to excel in their technical fields.
The online engineering programs also bring together students from across the country, and the globe.
Age Range of Students
Average Years of Work Experience
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Learn alongside students from a wide range of backgrounds both here in the United States and abroad.
States where online students reside include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
Online engineering students have also come from the District of Columbia, Canada, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The self-reported information reflects enrolled students as of June 2020.
Work Across a Wide Variety of Companies
Students and graduates of our online engineering programs work at companies including:
U.S. Military branches, including Air Force, Army, and Navy
The self-reported information above reflects enrolled students as of June 2020.
Empowering Our Military Students
Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science also has a long history of supporting the military community, with military students making up close to 18 percent of the online student body. Visit our military resources page to learn more.
Learn From Dedicated Educators and Leading Experts
Our faculty bring years of industry experience and academic achievement to the classroom and provide students with real-world examples of engineering and computer science solutions. Visit our faculty page to meet our team focused on assisting students to address challenges in their ever-evolving fields.
Receive Dedicated Student Support
Syracuse University’s engineering master’s degrees offer you access to comprehensive support and guidance before, during, and long after your time as a student.
Prospective Students: Work one-on-one with a dedicated admissions counselor who will provide application tips, remind you of important dates, and check in with you to answer any questions you have.
Enrolled Students: Connect with a student success advisor to help plan your academic courses and provide you with access to resources such as tutoring and community events. Students also gain access to the same resources as on-campus students. This includes university library and career services, as well as the ability to meet with professors face to face in online office hours.
Graduates and Alumni: Join our global alumni network of more than 20,000 engineering and computer science professionals living and working around the world.
Advance With Career Service Help
To help you prepare to address critical issues facing our world, we offer a number of dedicated career guidance services, including:
our university-wide job posting system,
career fairs and informative events held throughout the year, and
career preparation workshops.
Gain Hands-On Experience at In-Person Immersions
You will have the opportunity to join your classmates and professors in person for immersive learning experiences. Immersions allow you to meet and collaborate with your peers, learn from guest speakers who are industry experts, and participate in collaborative workshops.
Access Additional Benefits Outside the Classroom
During the program, you will gain access to LinkedIn Premium Career, allowing you to take advantage of salary insights, LinkedIn Learning courses, interactive interview preparation, and the ability to send InMail to hiring managers.
What Critical Issues Will You Help Solve?
If you have the spirit to seek innovative solutions to complex challenges in your field, take the next step today.
Help us get to know you better by filling out the brief form below. A member of our community will be in touch soon to connect and we will email you with information about the program.