The requirements for the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Specialization were developed by an advisory group of practitioners and academics, both alumni and friends of Loyola with the intent of preparing graduates to be exposed to the legal doctrines and skills necessary to be effective professionals.
The MLS degree requires 26 total units of credit. The Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Specialization will be recognized upon the satisfactory completion of 18 units of coursework in addition to the first-year course in Criminal Law and Legal Methods I and II. This includes 11 units of required courses and 7 units of electives.
Successful completion of the following required courses:
- Criminal Law (4 units)
- Cyber & Intellectual Property Crimes (2 units)
- Cyber & Risk Management & Incident Response (2 units)
- Cybersecurity & Regulatory Compliance (2 units)
- Internet Law (2 units)
- Technology & Privacy (3 units) (online course)
Elective Courses (Please note that some courses are not offered every year.)
In addition to the required courses noted above, students in the Specialization are encouraged to take the following additional courses to the extent their schedule permits: