To qualify for admission into the on-campus MS in Cybersecurity program, a student must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and meet one of the following criteria:
Have an undergraduate degree in computer engineering, software engineering or computer science OR
Have an undergraduate degree in another area with applicable coursework or certificates in network technology, database management and programming OR
Have at least 2 years of applicable work experience or military service including experience with network technology, database management technology and programming OR
Receive approval of the program director
If interested candidates do not have the above technical training, but have a passion for cybersecurity and motivation to learn, we will provide you with short course recommendations to get you prepared for our program. These short courses will include:
Programming with Python
Introduction to Computer Networks
Understanding Database Management Systems
Introduction to Linux and the Command Line
A complete application consists of the following:
Standardized test scores (such as GMAT or GRE) submitted by the students in support of the application also are considered, but are not required.
Please note that admission is competitive and that meeting the minimum admission standards does not guarantee acceptance. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and students may apply to enter during the fall or spring semesters. Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible to ensure consideration for the semester desired. Applications are evaluated once all materials and the application fee are received by Quinnipiac. Students can expect to receive a decision within 4 weeks of submitting a completed application.
Quinnipiac University supports equality of educational and employment opportunity. No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin.