Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements

  1. Candidates for the Cybersecurity Master's Degree program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student.
  2. The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  3. Students who do not meet the admission requirements, but who show indication of high promise, will be considered for probationary admission.
  4. All other University and Graduate College requirements for admission to a degree program will also apply. Qualified applicants may enter the program at the beginning of any semester. For information on GMAT or GRE, please contact Graduate Admissions (417-836-5331) or the Missouri State University Counseling and Testing Center (417-836-5116).
  5. Applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores on the internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A total score of at least 90 is required, along with the following minimum scores in the component parts:
    • Reading: 15
    • Listening: 15
    • Speaking: 18
    • Writing: 17

Applicants are further considered on the basis of demonstrated potential for success in graduate study as indicated by a combination of prior academic achievement, GMAT scores, personal statement, resume (optional), and references (optional).