Cybersecurity and Privacy, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science Department at University of Georgia has 7 faculty whose research areas are in cybersecurity and privacy. The Computer Science Department at UGA has established an Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy (ICSP). 


The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security named the UGA Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Research.

About this Degree

This MS Cybersecurity and Privacy program at the University of Georgia will be useful for all students, particularly in the fields of computer science, mathematics, and engineering. The program aims to develop expertise in various aspects of computer security and privacy, such as networking, operating systems, network and systems security, and data and communications privacy.

Programme Structure


  • Computing and Programming
  • Software Development
  • Systems Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Theory of Computing
  • Data Structures
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission, resume, statement of purpose, and unofficial transcripts ( undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) ( including degrees in progress). 
  • Official GRE scores ( institutional code 5813) ( within 5 years), official TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo scores (within 2 years) ( you may send the unofficial copy, but official scores must be received for departmental review). 
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • A Statement of Purpose must indicate your goals for graduate study in Computer Science at the University of Georgia.
  • All application documents and official test scores should be sent to UGA Graduate Admissions office only. Please check the status of your application on Slate. 
  • NOTE: We DO NOT waive the GRE for graduate admission. Please contact the Graduate Coordinator's office if GRE  is not offered in  your home country or there are no GRE at home testing options.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 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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