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Information Assurance and Cybersecurity

Grand Canyon University

24 months
565 USD/credit 9605 USD/year
565 USD/credit 9605 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from Grand Canyon University teaches students to become global cutting-edge cyber security experts by preparing them to handle security risks facing corporate institutions, as well as government and military entities.


Courses are taught by experts in their respective fields who share extensive cybersecurity knowledge and experience. Through these experts hands-on learning practices, students are taught to analyze and evaluate risk assessment methods, compare aspects of cybersecurity at the federal, state and international level, do in-depth evaluations to access a network’s security and effectively secure data. Courses include an introductory course for graduate students in the Colangelo College of Business, as well as courses in cyber warfare and applications, enterprise security infrastructure design, policy management for security solutions and more. All students must also complete a capstone course focused on cybersecurity leadership.Some Featured Areas of Study:

  • Information security
  • Risk management
  • Corporate and government data breaches
  • Consumer theft
  • Cybercrimes
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Information security
  • Development and management of information security practices
  • Incident management and recovery
  • Compliance
  • Governance


Graduates who have earned their Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity from Grand Canyon University are prepared to defend various institutions against large-scale cyberattacks and ensure that data is stored securely. Additionally, graduates are prepared to handle large-scale security risks or breaches. After graduation, information assurance and cyber security students may move on to pursue important managerial roles in the cybersecurity industry such as IT manager, director of IT, vice president of technology, senior cyber security analyst, senior cyber security engineer and more. Graduates are prepared to work in a corporate, government or military setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Warfare and Applications
  • Enterprise Security Infrastructure Design
  • Policy Management for Security Solutions
  • Innovation in Information Technology and Data Management
  • Information Security and Risk Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher.
  • All students must submit baccalaureate bearing college transcripts to meet the admission requirements of the University.
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have a test score that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admissions requirements, students may be eligible to be admitted based on the Standards for Admission with Specification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 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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