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Master's in Cybersecurity: Admission Requirements

Application Fee$50
Online Application FormStart application
Personal StatementDetail your personal and professional goals and explain how this program will help you bring them to life.
Two Letters of RecommendationAsk two professional references to provide a recommendation
Minimum GPAAll students entering the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in cybersecurity or a related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.*

Applicants with a GPA below the minimum may be admitted at the department’s discretion. A GPA letter will be required.

*Individuals with an unrelated bachelor’s degree may be accepted on a case-by-case basis with 2-3 years of cybersecurity work experience.
Work ExperienceWork experience in computer science, information technology, or a related field is recommended but not required.
TranscriptAll students seeking enrollment must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
RésuméA detailed work history that highlights any experience that may be relevant to this program.

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Transfer Credit

Transfer credit is awarded for courses taken at a regionally accredited college that are equivalent to those taught at Utica University and for which you’ve received a grade of “B” or better. Note that we require official transcripts from all colleges you’ve attended, as well as a transcript showing degree awarded.

Shortly after you receive your letter of admission, you will receive an evaluation of your transfer credits from the Registrar’s Office. If you want to review possible credit eligibility ahead of time, use TES® (Transfer Evaluation System).

International Students

If you are seeking enrollment to the Master’s of Science in Cybersecurity program as an international student, please submit the following:

Application Fee$50
Online Application FormStart application
English Language Proficiency TestIf English is not your first language, submit your test scores for either the TOEFL or IELTS.

Utica requires a TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based and IELTS of 6.0.
Official TranscriptsAs part of the admissions process, we require an evaluation of your overseas degree and transcripts to determine their equivalency in the U.S. You may use the following universal organization:

When to Apply

You can apply right now using our online application form. We accept applications throughout the year for enrollment into our spring, summer, and fall terms. You’ll receive a response from the admissions department within 2–3 weeks.