Admissions: Master's Degree Program


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


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

Application Review & Notification

Admissions decisions are issued within 60 days of receiving a complete application.

If admitted, you will receive a formal Offer of Admission, and instructions for how to access New Student Orientation.

Your enrollment in the SANS Technology Institute will be contingent upon completion of New Student Orientation, during which you will also register for your first course.

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If you have any questions along the way, please do not hesitate to send an email to