Earn a cyber security master's degree from the No. 1 ranked cyber security program in the nation
Earn a Master of Science in Information Technology, while developing expertise in cyber security.
Learn how to protect data, gather and examine digital evidence, perform security risk assessments, develop secure software and protect computer networks. As part of this 33-credit-hour degree program in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, you will develop specialized expertise in the area of cyber security.
Take advantage of the cyber security research centers and institutes housed at UTSA and contribute to cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence, cyber analytics, digital forensics, industrial control system security, Internet of Things (IoT) and more. Through a rigorous applied curriculum, you’ll gain a unique combination of technical and business knowledge to assess, manage and become a leader in the cyber security industry.
The UTSA Master of Science in Information Technology, Cyber Security concentration is designed to provide information technology professionals with the essential technical and business skills necessary to become a well-versed cyber professional.
Earn your cyber security masters degree from UTSA–the No. 1 ranked cyber security program and become a part of the burgeoning cyber security community in San Antonio.
Current resume: Optional requirement, include employment or other related experience.
Letters of reference: Optional requirement. Students can submit a request for letters of recommendation through the online application. The application system will send their recommenders a rating form and a section for them to upload their letter.
Personal statement: Approximately 1-2 pages, there are no specific format requirements but your letter should identify why you are interested in the MSIT in Cyber Security program at UTSA.
Requirement for standardized tests: GRE/GMAT are waived for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 admission.
Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application materials. If your application is successful, official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended by the end of your first semester. Transcripts must be received in a completely sealed envelope, or emailed directly from the issuing institution to be considered official.
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Attn: The Graduate School
One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249
Required foreign credential evaluation: All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with a mandatory evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America. An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
International applicant TOEFL/IELTS test scores: Until further notice, any applicants with a TOEFL/IELTS score on hand should submit their result (regardless of date) as part of the application. Applicants without TOEFL/IELTS scores, will complete alternate evaluations to demonstrate English proficiency following admission.
The VIP Graduate Admissions Program was established to retain talented University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) undergraduate students and alumni in pursuit of their graduate education. Both domestic and international students who have completed a minimum of 90 semester credit hours can qualify. As a benefit, selected VIP candidates are fast-tracked through the graduate admissions process to include an abbreviated application. All GMAT/GRE test scores and supplemental documentation for the graduate application are waived including statement of purpose, letters of recommendation and resume/CV.