Accreditation & Authorization

Accreditation & Authorization


The SANS Technology Institute, an independent subsidiary of SANS, is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 267.284.5000), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

SANS Technology Institute is scheduled for a MSCHE re-accreditation visit in 2027.


The SANS Technology Institute is authorized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to grant the Master of Science Degrees in Information Security Engineering and Information Security Management, as well as multiple graduate programs leading to post-baccalaureate certificates and an upper division undergraduate certificate in Applied Cybersecurity.