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M.Sc. On Campus

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

University of Michigan - Dearborn

12 months
1437 USD/credit 43110 USD/year
1437 USD/credit 43110 USD/year
810 USD/credit 24300 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at University of Michigan - Dearborn  is a 30-credit hour graduate degree offered by the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS). 

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This initiative reflects the University’s eagerness to address rising needs of cybersecurity professionals in both the private and public sectors. 


The Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at University of Michigan - Dearborn   educates and trains an elite, diverse group of students who want to pursue a career in cybersecurity, such as cybersecurity analysts/specialists, cybersecurity engineers, network engineers/architects, software developers, etc.  

The program will also benefit anyone on this campus who is interested in advancing their knowledge of computer security and privacy, and it will offer a great opportunity for interdisciplinary inquiry and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Enterprise Information Systems 
  • Information Tech Auditing: IS Audit and Security 
  •  Computer and Network Security 
  • Wireless and Mobile Security 
  • Advanced Computer and Network Security
  • Computer Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission to the program requires a bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field earned from an accredited program with an average of B (or better). An entering student should have completed one course in probability and statistics, one course in programming, and one course in calculus II (see the list below). A course in calculus III and a course in linear algebra are recommended, but not required. 
  • Deficiencies in the prerequisites may be satisfied after entrance into the program. Students with such deficiencies must complete the missing prerequisite course(s) with a grade of "B" or better within the first two semesters after entering the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1437 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1437 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 810 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 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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