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Application Deadline for Fall 2021: May 15, 2021

The application system is currenly open. All applications for Fall 2021 must be submitted by May 15, 2021. 

The MSC uses a rolling admissions process where outstanding candidates can be admitted before the deadline. Candidates are encouraged to enroll early rather than later as once we have filled our enrollment cap the admission process will stop.

Next Information Session: TBA

At the info session, you will learn about our program from current faculty and staff, including details about class dates and times, application deadlines, and prerequisite requirements.

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Program Options

This dynamic, two year part-time program offers required courses in the areas of cybersecurity operations, law, ethics, and privacy in cybersecurity, penetration testing and vulnerability assessment, advanced network defense and countermeasures, and cybersecurity management.

The program offers elective tracks in advanced network forensics, reverse engineering and malware analysis, secure coding, and web and mobile application security.

Program Learning Outcomes

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Requirements

To apply to the part-time MSC program:

  1. Schedule an appointment to meet with MSC Admissions staff to review admissions requirements.
  2. Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited institution in one of the following fields: 1) Information Systems, 2) Information Security, 3) Information Technology, or 4) Computer Science.  Applicants who have bachelor's degrees in other fields may be admitted to the program if they have at least two years of technology or cybersecurity industry experience and have completed undergraduate courses in data communication, programming, and server administration with a grade of C+ or better. These applications will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Complete the online application, which includes uploading responses for one essay question.
  4. Provide two letters of recommendation. Name and email address of professional references will be entered in the application.
  5. Send all official university transcripts. If requesting electronic copy from your university, official transcripts must be emailed to etranscriptr@uvu.edu.
  6. Upload current resume that includes educational background and professional work experience.
  7. Pay $45 application fee. (We are currently unable to accept international applications).

Contact Us

For additional information, contact the MSC Office by calling (801) 863-8182,

or email us atmscyber@uvu.edu

Request Info / Make Appointment