​University of Arizona – Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity2019-06-18T20:11:10+00:00

University of Arizona – Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Program Overview

According to the University of Arizona:

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity curriculum draws from the University of Arizona’s programs in Management Information Systems, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Systems & Industrial Engineering. The program, available 100% online, is ideal for professionals who have three years of technical work experience in IT, engineering and other related fields and want to boost their skills for a cybersecurity career path. Students engage in theoretical and hands-on approaches to learn the critical components of cybersecurity. Courses cover topics such as business intelligence data mining, information security, risk management, systems security management, penetration testing, network security, system cybersecurity engineering and cyber warfare.

At a Glance

URL http://uaonline.arizona.edu/programs/graduate/online-master-science-cybersecurity-ms
Total credit hours 33
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The Master’s in Cybersecurity program and its courses are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Concentrations Information Systems: This track focuses on securing the information systems of a company such as software, cloud-based data, and people.

Physical Systems: This track focuses on securing the hardware and physical systems of a company such as computers, laptops, email, and items within the Internet of things.

Admission requirements According to the University of Arizona, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Cybersecurity program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. For domestic students, a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university OR for international students, a U.S. comparable bachelor’s degree
  2. Undergraduate degree GPA of 3.0 or higher (note: probationary option to start the program is available for those who do not have a 3.0 GPA)
  3. At least one of the three items listed below:
    • Three years of technical work experience (does not include internships)
    • Relevant industry certificate (i.e., CISSP, CRISC, CISM, etc.)
    • Recent (within one year of MS Cybersecurity degree application) undergraduate degree in management information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or related field
  4. For international applicants only, TOEFL minimum score of 80 (internet-based testing)
    • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international applicants only who have not graduated from a U.S. institution; degree must not be older than two years from the term of enrollment)
    • Test must have been taken within two years of the intended term of enrollment; minimum TOEFL score of 80 internet based testing, IELTS test composite score of 7 (no subject area below 6)
  5. Completed Graduate College application