This program has rolling admissions--in order to ensure timely processing we recommend submitting your application by August 1 for fall admission, December 1 for spring admission, and May 1 for summer admission. While we will continue to accept applications and materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be reviewed in time for the start of classes.
Admission requirements for the master's degree are the same as for the post-baccalaureate certificate. Applicants to the program:
Must have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field (for example, political science, health science, information technology, or others) from a regionally accredited college or university*.
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 (2.75 for conditional admission) on the most recent 60 units of graduate or undergraduate work.
Three years post-bachelor's experience working in health, information technology, security or related areas is recommended.
Must submit a résumé and a one-to-two page statement describing their past relevant experience, their career goals, and how they expect this program to support their career goals.
Must submit two reference letters attesting to their ability to withstand the rigors of a graduate education (Email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application).
Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.