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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Information Security and Privacy

University of Texas at Austin

12 months
Duration
14052 USD/year
14052 USD/year
7924 USD/year
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About

The Information Security and Privacy MSc program offered at University of Texas at Austin is the Nation’s premiere professional degree program for those seeking employment or career advancement in the dynamic field of information security and privacy.

Overview

The Center for Identity joined with the top-ranked University of Texas School of Information to offer this unique interdisciplinary program bringing together law, public policy, communications, technology and the social sciences. The Information Security and Privacy MSc program offered at University of Texas at Austin delivers a 360-degree perspective of information security and privacy not available through other programs in cybersecurity and information assurance.

Career Growth and Development

The field of information security and privacy is among the fastest-growing in today's marketplace. Rapidly transforming information technologies and policy have created a great demand for a workforce prepared to deal with new and rapidly evolving information security and privacy. The MS ISP will prepare its students to bridge that gap with training from multiple specialties and perspectives, while the Center for Identity's projects and partnerships with business and government will allow for hands-on learning for enriched and generous career development opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security and Privacy
  • Information Security & Privacy in Society
  • Public Policy, Information Security, and Privacy
  • Business Governance and Controls for Information Security and Privacy
  • Strategic Communication for Information Security and Privacy
  • Information Risk and Benefit Analysis
  • Information Management and Repositories

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) application for admission and admission fee: The Texas Common Application is available at ApplyTexas.org.
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended: Submit electronic copies of your official transcripts according to the GIAC website.
  • An official report of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores: (Optional for Fall 2022 applicants.)
  • Statement of Purpose: Once your application is submitted, electronically upload a statement of purpose for your desired program of study. (See MSIS Requirements or PhD Requirements.)
  • Three letters of recommendation: You will be asked to submit the names and contact information of three recommenders at the time of your online application. After submitting the application, each contact will receive an email with directions for submitting a recommendation letter online.
  • Resume/CV.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international students only).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7026 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14052 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7026 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3962 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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