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Master's in Information Systems Security Admission Requirements

The following requirements must be met for admission to the Online Master of Science in Information Systems Security program:

  • Completed Graduate Application and payment of the associated fee
  • Official Transcripts must be received for all undergraduate and graduate coursework from accredited colleges or universities. Undergraduate work may have been completed in any major.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
    • If coursework has been completed outside of the US, transcripts must be evaluated by one of the following evaluating agencies: WES, ECE, IERF or EP
  • Resume
  • Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are:
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT): 550
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT): 79
    • IELTS: 6

All admissions materials should be submitted to Graduate Admissions:

University of the Cumberlands
Graduate & Online Admissions

6985 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Phone (606) 539-4390
Toll Free (800) 343-1609
Fax (606) 539-4534

University of the Cumberlands has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). There are just over 200 universities nationwide with CAE-CD designation, and only two other universities in Kentucky included in this elite group.