Master On Campus Online

Computer Science - Cybersecurity

Arizona State University

12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science - Cybersecurity MCS program offered at Arizona State University is designed for graduate students who want to pursue a thorough education in the area of cybersecurity and information assurance. 


The goal of this Computer Science - Cybersecurity MCS program offered at Arizona State University is to provide students the knowledge and skills in science and engineering for cybersecurity, including computer and network security, software security, data and information security, applied cryptography and computer forensics.

This degree designed for students with an undergraduate education in computing and related disciplines and students employed in industry who can best profit from further breadth and background in computer science and information assurance. Graduates have a competitive advantage to secure employment.

Career Opportunities

Students completing the Master in Computer Science program are able to analyze key theories, algorithms and software modules used in the field of computer science. Graduates have a competitive advantage in securing employment.

Career examples include:

  • computer network architect
  • computer system analyst
  • computer systems engineer
  • data scientist or engineer
  • machine learning, AI or computer vision engineer
  • software engineer
  • software developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Theoretical Computer Science 
  • Information Assurance and Security 
  • Applied Cryptography 
  • Software Security 
  • Advanced Computer Network Security 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • August start deadline for online option: July 21
  • January start deadline for online option: December 12
  • May start for online option only


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related area from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
Applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • GRE scores (optional, but strongly recommended)
  • statement of purpose OR curriculum vitae
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online: $10,372 per year

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 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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