Master of Science in Information Security
James Madison University

Program Details

James Madison University offers an online Master of Science degree in Information Security to the nontraditional student.  This asynchronous, cohort-based program is offered fully online to benefit the needs of working professionals.  Studies may cover subjects including but not limited to:

  • Computer Forensics
  • Secure Programming
  • Cryptography

Small class sizes lend to more individualized attention from faculty bringing expert knowledge and real-world experience to the virtual classroom.  Graduates with this advanced degree may find suitable or advanced career paths in security engineering, senior management in IT companies, cyber security, national laboratories, and more.  Learn how to design, implement and maintain infrastructures and systems in today’s competitive marketplace with JMU online.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

James Madison University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • GRE scores are recommended, not required.