Master of Cyber Security

Stand out professionally, in a highly valued field of action in the current labor market, with a Master's Degree in Cybersecurity. If you have experience in IT infrastructure and systems or related specializations and want to understand and apply investigative methods and techniques to act against cyber attacks, this Master's is for you.


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Next start date: May 8


Completely online program


Program length: 42 credits


Investment: $180 per credit


All courses are taught 100% in Spanish


Issued Credential Master of Cybersecurity

Program Differentation

Develops skills and training to become independent professionals and service providers.

Offers broad thematic components that will strengthen the profile of engineering and technology to take on important challenges in the industry.

Deepens into the protection of information assets.

Prepares to generate audits of information systems.

Institutional Differentation

Online Experience

We offer an online education of the highest level of quality; our modality offers you support in your learning process and overcomes the barriers of time and distance.

Integral Wellness

We go side by side with our students so that they achieve personal and professional success, improving their families' and their communities' conditions and economic opportunities.

Educational Excellence

Our educational model is autonomous, modern, active, enterprising, innovative, and based on practical cases.

Continuous Growth

Our future graduates will be able to acquire the skills that will allow them to perform competently in their profession, with the mindset and willingness to continue their growth.


Research areas

  • Security management
  • Risk management
  • Threats
  • Cryptography
  • Secure Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Regulations
  • Cybersecurity

Applicant Profile

Our applicants have the following characteristics to start their studies:

  • Applicants have bachelor’s credentials in: Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Development Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or related to Computational Engineering, with skills in analysis and synthesis. Interested in information security risk management and cybersecurity in organizations.

What skills and abilities will you gain?

  • You will conceive, design, implement and maintain a global cyber defense system for a defined technical environment.
  • You will know and apply the technical regulations of cybersecurity in the design, operation and protection of computer systems.
  • You will maintain systems and understand the state of cyber threats, globally and locally.
  • You will master the concepts of cyber defense, cyber attack and cyber threats to implement security and plan its management.
  • You will manage risks, both to detect and to implement responses.
  • You will use artificial intelligence and innovative knowledge to offer efficient solutions.


Know some of the relevant subjects of the Master’s:

Learn about mitigation, detection and prevention of cyber attacks. Introduction to cyber defense. Mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and information security and event management systems.

CYB 515

Study communication protocols and their security aspects. Consider the secure protocols used in communication networks and everything that goes into their security, from the attacks that can be encountered to the defense measures that can be implemented.

CYB 605

Start your learning about big data management; relationship between big data and cybersecurity; mechanisms to manage and visualize massive data. Within data management, emphasis is placed on log analysis and event and security information management systems, which, although presented in another mandatory subject, are essential in this area.

CYB 626

Master IT devices, security across different architectures and protocols, and security aspects associated with specific devices, such as medical devices, surveillance cameras, or smart home devices.

Certification and international validity

Your degree will be issued in the US and in English without mentioning the "online" study modality. In case the student requires it in Spanish, it can be provided in that language. It will be valid to validate or apostille in Latin America.

What job opportunities will you have when you graduate from the Master of Cyber Security?

As a graduate, you will be prepared to contribute to or lead data and systems security design and implementation projects in all the diversity of organizational systems and in any field or specialty.

The positions you can work at are:

Information Security Analyst
$ 102,600 (annually)
33.0% growth
Computer and Information Research Scientist
$ 131,490 (annually)
22.0% growth
System and Network Administrators
$ 80,600 (annually)
5.0% growth
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics United States.

Meet your professors

Nicanor Sachahuaman Martinez
Teaching Subject: Cryptography Linkedin
Master’s in information security administration from Universidad de Barcelona, Spain (ES)
María Angélica Castillo Ríos
Teaching Subject: Safe communication and information system Linkedin
Master’s in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Peru, Master’s in Cybersecurity from Centro de Posgrado Europeo, Spain.
Jorge Julio Caballero Gonzalez
Teaching Subject: Persistent and Advanced Threats Linkedin
Doctor in Computer Science with Major in Data Science from Atlantic International University, United States (USA)
Isabel Besembel
Teaching Subject: Secure systems: architectures, software and cyber-intelligence Linkedin
Doctor in Computer Science from University of Leeds, United Kingdom (UK)

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Flexibility in your studies

In a period of 4 years, you will be able to fulfill your professional dream and develop yourself in what you want, based on your abilities and effort at a rate of up to two courses per bimester taken under your time availability. CUF allows you, depending on your dedication and outstanding performance, to speed your training. We will be with you along the way with the desire to see you succeed.