Admissions Requirements

Application Process

Applicants for admission must submit a completed application form, unofficial scanned copies of transcripts to be uploaded to the online application (official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended indicating degree earned can be submitted at the time of admission), a personal statement, official scores of GRE general test, and three letters of recommendation. International applicants will also need to provide official scores of TOEFL examination. An admissions committee consisting of information assurance faculty members evaluates all applications for admission to the program.

Admission Requirements

The PhD in Information Assurance program is designed for both students with a strong background in a technical field and those with non-technical backgrounds and a strong desire to pursue interdisciplinary work in areas related to information assurance. Applicants are expected to have a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA.

Students who do not have the necessary technical background may be required to take courses such as Fundamentals of Information Assurance, Network and Systems and Fundamentals of Computer Engineering to prepare for the program.

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester

Admission and financial aid consideration deadline: February 15th

To connect to our online application and for more information on how to apply, click HERE.