Admissions Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • Ten courses must be completed within five years.
  • Students are required to choose a focus area to follow.
  • The curriculum consists of three foundation courses and five courses from the Cybersecurity program, which includes selected courses from the Computer Science ( program, the Information Security Institute (, and Applied Mathematics and Statistics ( programs.
  • At least three courses must be from the same focus area, at least three courses must be at the 700-level, and at least one 700-level course must be in the chosen focus area.
  • Up to two electives may be selected from courses outside of the Cybersecurity program with advisor approval.
  • Transfer courses will be considered electives. Transfer courses must meet all general Engineering for Professionals requirements for transfer, must be directly applicable to Cybersecurity, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Only one C-range grade (C+, C, or C−) can count toward the master’s degree.
  • Course selections outside of the foundational and track/concentration lists below are subject to advisor approval.
  • Graduate students who are not pursuing a master’s degree in Cybersecurity should consult with their advisor to determine which courses must be successfully completed before 600- or 700-level courses may be taken.

Course Planning and Search

Wondering what course to take when or which courses are required? Use these helpful course planning and course search tools to help map out your path to degree completion.

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Certificate in cybersecurity

If you are not quite ready to commit to a master’s degree, take a look at pursuing our graduate certificate option. You can earn this certificate in 5 courses and be halfway to your master's. Or if you already have a master's degree in cybersecurity or a related field, a post-master's certificate can broaden your expertise.