About the Program


If no bridge courses are required, you can complete the online MS in Cybersecurity program in as little as 2 years, part-time, or 1 year, full-time.


No, this can be completed 100% online.


The Career Services team is available to all Pace University students. They help students connect with employers, develop interviewing skills and create a winning resume through one-on-one training.


Coursework


Yes, you will have a personal admission advisor that you will be able to contact at any time. They are reachable via the form on this site, the chat box below, by phone at (866) 843-7205 or by email at seidenbergonline@pace.edu.

There are also tutoring services available to every Pace student.


Yes, Pace instructors have available office hours and are available to schedule specific meeting times with students as well.


Some classes, as well as the capstone project, may require group work.


Statistics is a required bridge course because part of cybersecurity consists of quantitative assessing and reporting risk.


Admission


No, there is no GRE or GMAT requirement for admission.


Applicants should have received a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their undergraduate course work. Some students who do not meet this GPA requirement may be accepted based on the strength of their other qualifications.


We require three prerequisite courses (9 credits), and completion of them depends on prior academic transcripts. They include:

  • CS601C or Equivalent: Computational Statistics
  • IS612, CS502 or Equivalent: Introduction to Coding or Fundamental Computer Science I Using Java
  • IS632 or Equivalent: Business Data Communications

Individuals who have not completed these courses may still apply to the program, but need to complete these courses prior to beginning core courses.


Prerequisites cannot be waived, but applicants can be accepted without them. However, students must complete all bridge courses before starting foundation/core courses in the program.


Yes. For application requirements, please see our International Students page.


We offer two starts throughout the year: fall and spring. Visit our admission page for more information.


After submitting your application and all materials, you should expect to receive an admission decision in no more than a week.


Yes, up to 6 credit hours can be transferred, not including bridge courses.


Tuition & Financial Aid


Students enrolled in the Pace Online programs are only eligible for the Federal Direct Stafford Loans and a Pell Grant. The federal loans are offered in both a subsidized loan and an unsubsidized loan option depending on need. For more information about the student loans, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Financial Student Aid website.


Our FAFSA code is 002791.


Please contact the financial aid department at financialaid@pace.edu or 1 (877) 672-1830 if you have any questions about applying or what options may be available to you.


Request Information

To learn more about online Master of Science in Cybersecurity, fill out the fields in this form to download a free brochure. If you have any questions at any time, please contact an admission advisor at (866) 843-7205.

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