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 stellar cyber professional.

Earn your degree from UTSA–the No. 1 ranked cyber security program and become a part of the burgeoning cyber security community in San Antonio.

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How to Apply

The online application form is available through UTSA’s Graduate School website, and it may be saved and updated until you are ready to pay the application fee and submit.

In addition to the application requirements below, applicants must also meet university-wide graduate admission requirements.

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form: Includes loading all required documents, paying your application fee and clicking on the “Submit” button.
  • Current resume: Optional requirement, include employment or other related experience
  • Letters of reference: Optional requirement
  • Statement of academic and personal goals: Approximately 1-2 pages, there are no specific format requirements
  • Requirement for standardized tests: GRE/GMAT are waived for Summer and Fall 2020 admission
  • Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application materials. If your application is successful, official transcripts are required by the end of your first semester.
  • International applicant TOEFL test scores: Until further notice, any applicants with a TOEFL score on hand should submit their result (regardless of date) as part of the application. Applicants without TOEFL scores, will complete alternate evaluations to demonstrate English proficiency following admission.

Department of Information Systems & Cyber SecurityGraduate Studies Attend an Info SessionDegree Requirements


  • Security and Risk Analysis
  • Introduction to Voice and Data Security
  • Secure Network Designs
  • Secure Incident Response
  • Computer Forensics
  • Secure Software Design
  • Introduction to Data Mining

Median Salary For UTSA MS Cyber Security Graduates: $69,996

A True Learning Community

  • The classes are the perfect mix between hands-on learning and academics. I’ve made lifelong friends, and I’ve found my passion for cyber security at UTSA.

    Charlotte Husoe
    ’15, MSIT ’17