Master of Science in Applied Information Technology / Cyber Security
George Mason University

Program Details

GMU’s online MS in Applied Information Technology offers this specialization in Cyber Security which is ideal for mid-level professionals to advance their career, and earning. While the curriculum is applicable to any number of workplace environments, this particular degree is especially relative to those employed by the federal government or its servicing contractors. Students gain management expertise and leadership skills required to lead multidisciplinary teams across all aspects of IT, from design to maintenance. This online concentration further focuses your knowledge with know-how to protect those systems and organizational information. Electives usually offered are:

  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Incident Handling & Penetration
  • Applied Biometric Technologies

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

George Mason University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent