Master of Science in Information Security (MSIS)

Carnegie Mellon University – USA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Master of Science in Information Security (MSIS)
Duration16 - 20 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science in Information Security (MSIS) degree offers a technical focus in security and computer systems, further developed through research opportunities
  • Students gain a detailed understanding of the interdisciplinary aspects (technical, business, management, policy) of information security
  • Students assess the information security risks faced by an organization
  • Students learn to manage the development, acquisition and evolution of a secure information infrastructure
  • Graduates design and implement networked, software and distributed systems with information security in mind
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3735240 INR
Hostel & Meals1338241 INR
Insurance221258 INR
Transportation17871 INR
Books/Supplies91550 INR
Student Activity Fee16259 INR
Technology Fee32226 INR
Miscellaneous463170 INR
Credential Verification Fee7690 INR
Total2188265 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have bachelor's degree, educational or academic exposure to their intended area of study, strong quantitative skills, the technical foundation needed to support advanced study in their chosen area, and the communication and soft skills needed for success at the INI and beyond
  • Applicants must have had a GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4-point scale) in their undergrad 
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted
  • With a sub score of 25 or more on each section will be considered


GRE: Accepted
  • The INI looks for scores in the Quantitative section that are 80th percentile or above, and in the Analytical Writing section a 4.5
  • Verbal scores range in the 70th percentile or above

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