Make a difference in the fight against cyber attacks

Recent cyber attacks have highlighted the importance of cybersecurity. Organizations need professionals at all levels—not just in the IT department—who understand the technical, legal and business aspects of cybersecurity risk management, as well as how to safeguard privacy.

Only the MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management from Indiana University will give you the unique—and valuable—ability to identify and mitigate a wide range of cyber threats in your chosen career path.

30credits to complete the degree

$21,000estimated in-state cost to complete degree (out-of-state cost = $39,000)

$90,000average median salary for cybersecurity professionals

About the degree

Your MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management will:

  • Be completed over two years (shorter with prior training and/or intensive coursework)
  • Offer online courses
  • Have financial aid and scholarship opportunities available
  • May require GRE/GMAT/LSAT score (exemptions and waivers apply)
    Exceptions include, but are not limited to: an IU degree, active-duty military and veterans, more than five years of work experience, and an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Courses include:

Cybersecurity in demand

1-2 MILLIONprojected cybersecurity workforce shortfall by 2019

TOP JOBdesignation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

5 of 6cybersecurity jobs require a degree

How to apply

Our MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management program is designed for hardworking students with a passion for technology, intellectual property, privacy and helping organizations of all sizes manage risk in an increasingly interconnected world. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate coursework. We’ll also consider your: 

  • Online application
  • Transcripts
  • Resume and cover letter
  • A statement of interest (1-2 pages)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL exam (for international applicants)

Once you apply and have been admitted, pay your deposit and fill out the financial aid questionnaire to hold your place in the entering MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management class. The $500 deposit will be applied to your future tuition.



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