Cybersecurity, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Idaho | Moscow, United States
29148 USD/year
9912 USD/year
9912 USD/year
Tuition fee
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There are currently about half a million unfilled Cybersecurity-related positions in the U.S. Cybersecurity job openings in Idaho have increased 160% since 2015, according to a recent Idaho Department of Labor report, and the school is offering a master’s Cybersecurity program at University of Idaho to meet state and national demand.


Career Options and Pathways:

  • The M.S. in Cybersecurity program at University of Idaho prepares students for most of the work roles listed by the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework; This depending on the student's interests, career objectives, and tailored study plan.
  • Reference the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework work roles for more information.
  • Examples of these work roles are: Communications Security Manager, Cyber Crime Investigator, Cyber Defense Analyst, Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst, Cyber Defense Incident Responder, Cyber Operator, Exploitation Analyst, Information Systems Security Developer, Information Systems Security Manager, Secure Software Assessor, Systems Security Analyst, Target Network Analyst, Vulnerability Assessment Analyst.
  • The CyberSeek site provides a navigation tool and detailed information on potential career pathways and expected salaries.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Cybersecurity Graduate Seminar (1 credit taken three times.)   

  •  CS and Cyber Research Methods   

  •  Digital Forensics   

  •  Advanced Information Assurance Concepts   

  •  Advanced Networking & Security

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Program applying
  • Academic background
  • English proficiency (if applicable)
  • GRE (if applicable)
  • Your Contact Information
  • Answer varying questions
  • Three (3) recommender names and emails
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Program Specific Materials (if required)
  • Transcript Scans (if applicable)

Technological requirements

For the best user experience:

  • Desktop or laptop advised, mobile devices are not recommended
  • Have recommender names and email addresses
  • Have electronic versions of your required documents
  • Be ready to complete an online application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14574 USD per semester
  • National

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4956 USD per semester
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4956 USD per semester

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 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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