Graduate Admissions: Master's Degree Program

Graduate Admissions:

Minimum Program Requirements

  • Have at least 12 months of professional work experience in information technology, security or audit
  • Be employed or have current access to an organizational environment that allows you to apply the concepts and hands-on technical skills learned in the master's degree program
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university, or equivalent international education, with a minimum cumulative grade point
    average of 2.80
  • For more detailed information, please review the Application Overview and Instructions

Preferred Admissions Deadlines

Submit Complete
Application By:
Receive Admissions Decision: Target Program
Start Date:
November 1
December 1
Winter 2019
January / February
February 1
March 1
Spring 2019
April / May
May 1
June 1
Summer 2019
July / August
  • If admitted, students will be eligible to join the next available New Student Orientation (NSO), which begin the first of each month. Only after a student completes New Student Orientation will they be allowed to register for their first course.
  • Applications submitted after the preferred deadlines will be accepted but may take up to 90 days to review.

Example Admissions Timeline: For applications submitted by August 1st, applicants will be notified of an admissions decision within 30 days, on or before September 1st. If submitted after the deadline, on August 12th for example, an application review may take up to 90 days. In this case, the applicant would receive an admissions decision no later than November 12th.

Admissions Overview

To apply for admission to the master's degree program, please follow the steps below:

  1. Determine that you meet the minimum program requirements listed above. If you are unsure, please contact us to determine if our program will be a good fit.

  2. Review the Application Overview and Instructions

  3. Submit a complete application including:
    • Application Form
    • Résumé
    • Letter of Recommendation
    • Goals and Outcomes Statement
    • Leadership Essay
    • Video Presentation
    • Official Transcripts
    • Application Fee

Admissions Quick Links

If you have any questions along the way, please do not hesitate to send an email to info@sans.edu.