M.Sc. On Campus

Cybersecurity - Computer Science

University of Missouri–St. Louis

12 months
1281 USD/credit 38430 USD/year
522 USD/credit 15660 USD/year
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The Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity - Computer Science at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is an interdisciplinary program jointly provided by the departments of Information Systems and Technology (College of Business Administration) and Computer Science (College of Arts and Sciences).


About this Degree

The Computer Science emphasis builds on the foundation of an undergraduate cybersecurity or computer science degree and expects students to have prior background in foundational computer science areas or complete some foundational courses upon entry. This Cybersecurity - Computer Science emphasis at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is designed to be focused on technical aspects of cybersecurity and provides greater depth than that afforded at an undergraduate level.


  • Program Length: 30 Credit-Hours (10 courses)
  • STEM Designation: Yes. [CIP Code 11.1003 (Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance)]
  • Admission Requirements:UMSL Graduate School admissions requirements plus
  • Computer Science Emphasis area specific requirements (see details below)

Programme Structure


  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Operating Systems
  • Cyber Threats and Defense
  • Cryptography for Computer Security
  • Advanced Information Security
  • Security of IoT Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Graduate School Application:
    • During application, choose: Master of Science Cybersecurity and Computer Science Emphasis
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (can be submitted online)
    • Letters of recommendations from persons qualified to evaluate the student's recent work are required. A third letter is required to apply for an assistantship.
  • Submit official transcripts from all universities attended (can be submitted online)
    • Successful applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree and have coursework listed under the under admissions requirements before beginning the master’s program.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      38430 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1281 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      15660 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 522 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Saint Louis

    1015 - 1530 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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