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NCSS Admission

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is accredited as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency (NSA). The campus is now among only six universities in California that have this national distinction.

Application Process

In order to apply to the M.S. in National Cyber Security Studies Program you must apply to both the university and the program itself.

University Application: Please visit The Office of Graduate Studies for additional information about the University‚Äôs application process.

Program Application: The M.S. program application is available online, see links below

Application Deadlines, M.S. in National Cyber Security Studies:

Fall: May 1

Spring: November 1

Find more information about the admission to the NCSS program here.

Cybersecurity Resources
The Cybersecurity Faculty have prepared a list of resources that interested students, who do NOT have a background in computers, may wish to review to prepare them for the cybersecurity classes. is FREE to all students at CSUSB. 
IST, Networking and Security:
Transitioning to a career in cybersecurity (1h 10m)
Technology for Product Managers (46m)
Understanding Networks (51m)

IP Addressing (36m)

Security (1h 13m)