Cyber Security, Master | Online (optional) | Valparaiso University | Valparaiso, United States
24 months
650 USD/credit 19500 USD/year
650 USD/credit 19500 USD/year
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The Cyber Security program at Valparaiso University prepares graduates with technical skills related to cyber operations and security.


Students with backgrounds in computer science, engineering, information technology, or related fields are well-positioned to start this degree program. Students having other, less technical backgrounds are eligible for admission but may need to complete a bridge semester of preparation. 

Career Prospects

Students learn the knowledge, skills, and perspective necessary to address cyber-operations and security issues of private and public business enterprises and governmental organizations. 

The Cyber Security program at Valparaiso University is distinctive in a number of ways, including:

  • A highly applied approach, with emphasis on hands-on learning
  • Requirement of an internship experience or research-based project on campus or at a local firm or agency
  • Incorporation of emerging technologies into all coursework
  • Emphasis on a collaborative and teamwork approach
  • Development of skills in technology leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Ethics in Information Technology 
  • Information Assurance 
  • Technology, Law, and Society 
  • IT Risk Management 
  • Professional and Career Development 
  • Securing and Administering Systems in Windows Environment 
  • Securing and Administering Systems in Linux Environment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • Graduate from an accredited college or university
    • Earn a 3.0 GPA (B average) in all undergraduate and/or graduate coursework
    • Submit all required documents for domestic or international citizenship 
      • Valpo’s graduate application
      • Official transcripts from all university courses you’ve taken
      • Two recommendation letters from professors or employers
      • A statement of purpose that describes why you are applying to Valpo, your interest in the degree program, and how it affects your personal and professional development
      • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Valparaiso

1223 - 1978 USD /month
Living costs

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


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