M.Sc. On Campus


Sacred Heart University

24 months
945 USD/credit 14175 USD/year
945 USD/credit 14175 USD/year
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Join the fight against forces that threaten the online functionality of businesses and governments. Learn to prevent, detect, address, and recover from cyber incidents and security breaches with the Cybersecurity program at Sacred Heart University.


In the masters in Cybersecurity program at Sacred Heart University, you will also:

  • Become proficient in products and applications that prohibit cyber threats
  • Learn effective technology risk management practices
  • Identify new and existing threats and determine methods for mitigation
  • Build secure and defendable systems
  • Analyze cybersecurity risks and apply real-world solutions
  • Learn to address and stop ever-changing security threats and infiltration techniques
  • Perform cybersecurity research 
  • Gain hands-on experience with security tools
  • Benefit from networking opportunities
  • Learn from expert faculty who are industry professionals with more than 50 years of combined experience in cybersecurity
  • Study full- or part-time
  • Be part of SHU’s Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, one of fewer than five percent of elite business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International
  • Graduate prepared for a career in the rapidly growing STEM field, where employment demand and salaries are high

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Digital Forensics
  • Network Security 
  • Cryptography
  • Cybersecurity
  • Systems Security
  • Security Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admission basis.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions. Sacred Heart University students and alumni may authorize the Office of Graduate Admissions to obtain their official SHU transcripts on their behalf. Contact the Graduate Admissions office for an authorization form. International students may need to have a transcript evaluation completed by World Education Services
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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