DePaul University – Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity2019-06-18T20:25:50+00:00

DePaul University – Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Program Overview

According to DePaul University:

“The MS in Cybersecurity is intended for students who wish to specialize in the security aspects of the Information Technology field. This program educates professionals for the fast growing and wide ranging information security and cybersecurity markets by providing foundations in the theory of information security as well as knowledge needed to properly design, implement, and manage secured IT infrastructure and risks in an enterprise.”

At a Glance


Total credit hours

52 credit hours


  • Computer Security – The Network Security concentration focuses on the network infrastructure and network security management aspects of information security.
  • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance – The Computer Security concentration focuses on fundamental security topics that arise in the design, analysis, and implementation of distributed systems.
  • Networking and Infrastructure – This concentration focuses on enterprise-level information security risk management, IT audit, and regulatory compliance.



Tuition per credit

Tuition and fees


DePaul has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency.

Admission requirements

According to DePaul University, to be eligible for admission to the online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Bachelor’s degree awarded from a regionally accredited institution
  • Test of English Proficiency for international students