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The College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) offers a Security specialty in the PhD in Engineering degree program. UCCS is partnering with UW Tacoma to help you obtain the most advanced degree in cybersecurity. 

  • Finish your UW Tacoma Masters of Cybersecurity & Leadership degree with a 3.3 GPA
  • Direct admit into PhD in Engineering with a concentration in Security
  • As many as 21 semester credits from UW Tacoma can be applied to the PhD
  • Additional program waivers for students with CISSP and Research credits

For more details about the PhD pathway, please contact: Ali Langfels