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The following requirements must be met for admission to the Master of Science in Information Systems Security program:

  • Completed graduate application form with application fee.
  • Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work from accredited colleges or universities with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 for undergraduate work. Undergraduate work may have been completed in any major.
  • Any international course work completed must have official transcript evaluations completed and submitted to the University by the evaluation firm. Evaluations MUST include GPA for admission. Approved Evaluation Firms are:
  • Resume.
  • Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are:
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT): 550
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT): 79
    • IELTS: 6

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