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Global Security - Cybersecurity

Arizona State University

12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
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This Global Security - Cybersecurity MA program from Arizona State University provides students with relevant and continually updated understandings of the complex risks, threats and modes of protection and response associated with cybersecurity. 


This Global Security - Cybersecurity MA program from Arizona State University is more theoretical in nature and uses real-world examples. Students progress at their own pace; it can be completed in one year or in a six-year period. Students may pursue the degree while working full-time or part-time.

This program is designed to prepare students for a rapidly expanding field with a focus on the complex relationship between cybersecurity and global politics. Students learn from top faculty, including global thought leaders, seasoned scholars, and skilled practitioners. Classes integrate case studies, policy exercises and critical thinking, to prepare students for career advancement.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Arts program in global security with a concentration in cybersecurity assists students in gaining a grounded and relevant understanding of major global trends while developing critical analytic skills to improve their capacity to succeed in multiple career paths related to domestic and international security.

Example career areas include:

  • conflict zone and post-war reconstruction
  • consulting
  • global security intelligence (public and private sector)
  • humanitarian and human rights
  • policy analysis
  • regional affairs
  • risk assessment (public and private sector)
  • U.S. military advancement
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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • War, Conflict and Security 
  • Overview of Cybersecurity 
  • Cybersecurity Threats and Trends 
  • Cybersecurity, Global Politics and Resiliency 
  • Cybersecurity Planning and Strategy 
  • Capstone 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in the humanities (English, history, etc.); social sciences (anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.); sciences (biology, chemistry, etc.); policy (public administration, etc.); computer science; engineering (all subfields) or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in an applicable master's degree program.
Applicants are required to submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • personal statement
  • curriculum vitae or resume
  • one letter of recommendation
  • 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.


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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