Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

A degree or certificate from SANS.edu ensures your ability to apply cybersecurity knowledge and skills in real-world situations and prepares you to make an immediate and lasting impact on your career.

Undergraduate Cyber Security Programs

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor's Degrees

The SANS Technology Institute (SANS.edu) offers a convenient and economical way to earn a bachelor's degree from the best college in cybersecurity.


Undergraduate Certificates

Not just for undergrads, our world-class certificate programs in Cybersecurity Fundamentals and Applied Cybersecurity are for anyone (age 18 to 60+) who wants to launch a cybersecurity career.

Graduate Cyber Security Programs


Master's Degree

Designed for working professionals in information security and IT, the SANS.edu cyber security master's degree takes InfoSec careers to the highest levels — developing both hands-on technical skills and the ability to lead.


Graduate Certificates

The SANS Technology Institute's graduate certificate programs in cyber security offer technically focused sets of courses that sharpen job-specific skills and keep your knowledge current.

Single Courses


Non-degree Seeking Students

Individuals may be allowed to take up to 2 SANS.edu courses for credit as a non-degree seeking student. Some students take individual courses to "test drive" the SANS.edu experience.

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Admission FAQ

  • Within 30 days of matriculation, a new student must attend New Student Orientation, meet with their assigned student advisor, and register for their first course. We have a deferral option for students who are not able to start within the 30-day timeframe. For more details on the deferral process, please get in touch with us at .

  • It may be possible to waive in up to 25% of the total number of credit hours required by our programs. To evaluate how your own past experiences may apply, visit our course waiver page.

  • The application fee is required to complete your application and is non-refundable. Applicants may pay online through our payment suite or by check/money order or credit card by calling 301.654.7267.

    • Master's degree: $100.00
    • Bachelor’s degree: $75.00
    • Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates: $35.00 
    • Single course requests: $35.00

Meet Our Admissions Team

The SANS.edu admissions team is here to answer your questions and guide you through the application process. We are dedicated to helping prospective students achieve their educational and career goals. How can we help you?


We're happy to help. Email info@sans.edu or call 301.241.7665.