M.Sc. On Campus Online

Cyber Security

Saint Leo University

12 months
17100 USD/year
17100 USD/year
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The Cyber Security program of Saint Leo University combines traditional, in-person classes—offered on alternating weekends—with a variety of delivery formats, including online options and video conferencing.


The Cyber Security program of Saint Leo University satisfies the dual needs of preparing graduates to (1) fill the need for information security and assurance professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities to protect the information systems of different types of organizations, and to support the nation’s information infrastructure and (2) conducting advanced research and in information security and assurance. Students develop core competencies in operating systems and networks. They focus on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures; database security; software applications security; security policies; applications security; network and distributed systems security; cryptography; and security protocols.

The program will be taught both on ground and online to graduate students seeking an advanced degree in cyber security. The on ground program will operate on a cohort basis with students being admitted during the Fall semester. Students enrolled in the online program will be admitted any semester during the year.

What can you do with a degree in Cyber Security?

The MS Cyber security degree prepares its graduates for career-track jobs in the emerging cyber security, information assurance/security fields. Students will be educated in the technical aspects of cyber security systems, and will be prepared to assume responsibility for the management, operation and oversight of these systems. Graduates will be actively recruited by federal, state and local governments, private sector and academia.

  • Cryptographer
  • Chief Infosec Officer
  • Security Architect
  • Security Auditor (or Forensic Expert)
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Software Developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cybersecurity Orientation 
  • Cybersecurity Compliance and Legal Issues 
  • Database Security 
  • Software Security 
  • Management of Information Security 
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science (CS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), Management Information Systems (MIS), or related area from a regionally accredited college or university unless student is currently enrolled in a Saint Leo University 3+1 Accelerated Degree Program simultaneously taking both undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • A minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university in USA, or an equivalent degree from overseas.
  • Students with undergraduate degrees not related to Computer Science will be required to take the appropriate undergraduate courses.
  • All international students whose native language is not English are required to submit proof of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Florida City

900 - 1400 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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