When reviewing your application, we strive to get to you know you beyond requirements like GPA and transcripts to make sure we have a full understanding of your career aspirations and how our program can help you.
Take a look at our requirements below. We’re happy to provide you with any additional information you need if you have questions.
|MSCS ADMISSION CRITERIA||MSCS ADMISSION DETAILS|
|GENERAL MSCS REQUIREMENTS|
|PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK AND EXPERIENCE|
You don't need prior work experience or a bachelor's degree in cybersecurity to be accepted. You can complete this prerequisite listed below at Saint Mary’s University.
CYBR590 Computer Networking
This prerequisite can be waived with college courses, certificates, or work experience. Please speak with an enrollment counselor for more information.
|GMAT AND GRE EXAM SCORES||GRE or GMAT scores not required.|
You can transfer a maximum of six credits you've earned before admittance to Saint Mary's.
Transfer credits are subject to graduate school and program criteria, as well as the recommendation of the program director and approval by the dean.
Work and life experience are not accepted as credit for this program.
|ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY|
Students with transcripts from universities located outside of the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada (except for the Quebec Province) are required to take and pass English proficiency testing.
Saint Mary's accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 72, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0, the Michigan Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 74 percent, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 51, or the International Test of English Proficiency (ITEP) with a minimum score of 4.0.
Whether you apply through our online application, via hard copy, or in person with a Saint Mary's enrollment counselor, your application must include the following items:
Upcoming application deadlines for Saint Mary's online MSCS:
Applications can be submitted online, via hard copy, or in person with a Saint Mary's enrollment counselor.
Upcoming start dates for Saint Mary's online MSCS:
|NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE||You'll receive notice of acceptance approximately two weeks after your submission date.|