Build your expertise and become sought-after professionals in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.
M.S. In Cybersecurity
The Master of Science in Cybersecurity prepares students to support the information security needs of businesses. Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing career fields.The M.S. in Cybersecurity requires a minimum of 30 post-baccalaureate credits and is designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science (CS) or a related program.Students may pursue the Master's degree under a thesis option or a courses-only option.
MSU is classified as an R1 research institution, the top research designation granted by the prestigious Carnegie Classification. As an R1 institution, MSU is able to offer students meaningful research opportunities in a variety of fields.
WICHE Partnered Program
his graduate program honors the WICHE partnership for students from 15 western states. If you’re a resident of a WICHE state, you qualify for tuition significantly less than standard non-resident tuition. Learn more.
The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship rated Montana #4 in Startup Activity out of the 25 smaller states and ranked Bozeman #3 in Main Street Entrepreneurship.
Fund Your Education
The Graduate School at Montana State is dedicated to helping students secure funding during their time at MSU. Some resources the Computer Science program and Graduate School offer includes:
Computer Science students have access to the following laboratories and opportunities during their time at Montana State:
- Software Engineering and Cybersecurity Laboratory
- The Software Lab
- The Applied Algorithms Laboratory
- The Computation Ecology Group
- The Numerical Intelligent Systems Laboratory
- Statistical Consulting and Research Services
Note: no GRE Required.
Montana State University's Gianforte School of Computing offers an MS in Cybersecurity.The MS in Cybersecurity requires a minimum of 30 post-baccalaureate credits and is designed for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science (CS) or a related program.Students may pursue the Master's degree under a thesis option or a courses-only option.