M.Sc. On Campus

Cybersecurity in Computer Science

George Washington University

12 months
2035 USD/credit 61050 USD/year
2035 USD/credit 61050 USD/year
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This M.S. program in Cybersecurity in Computer Science is offered by George Washington University's Department of Computer Science, which also offers a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science, as well as two professional degrees (applied scientist and engineer) and a graduate certificate in computer security and information assurance. 


Key facts

This Cybersecurity in Computer Science program offered by George Washington University was created to respond to the large and fast-growing need for technical Cybersecurity experts nationally and internationally. Students in this program will acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills in Cybersecurity, a field of ever-increasing importance to national security, the economy, and individual users. They will also get a firm grounding in requisite core knowledge in computer science, as well as the ability to take courses in related disciplines.

In this program, students receive individualized attention from world-class faculty, are able to take advanced topics courses along with Ph.D. students, and benefit from evening classes that accommodate the schedules of those who are working professionals. Students may choose a thesis or non-thesis option. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Network Defense
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • E-commerce Security
  • Special Topics, when the course focuses on security or cryptography
  • Advanced Cryptography
  • Advanced Topics in Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission
  • Statement of purpose
  • Bachelor's degree with a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the last 60 hours of coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2035 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2035 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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