48 months
43410 USD/year
43410 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Being one of unique institutions with a true major in Cybersecurity, this Cybersecurity program from Marist College is designed to do more than teach you about the industry. 

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The Cybersecurity program from Marist College is designed to create a path for you to impact the future of cybersecurity. With the faculty leadership, cutting-edge technology, and hands-on experiences that this program offers, you’ll not only earn your place in the industry – you’ll change, improve, and navigate the cybersecurity industry even further into the future.

Faculty Who Lead in Cybersecurity Innovation

At Marist, you’ll be studying in a hands-on learning environment with faculty who are experts in the cybersecurity industry and are determined to continue to enhance the discipline.

In fact, Dr. Casimer DeCusatis, who leads cybersecurity education and research for the School of Computer Science and Mathematics and oversees the Security Operations Center, has decades of research and education experience in cybersecurity. Having worked as an IBM Distinguished Engineer and IBM Master Inventor, Dr. DeCusatis has over 150 patents and has co-authored more than 200 technical papers, book chapters, and encyclopedia articles.

School Mission Statement

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics prepares its students to live and work in a technology driven, rapidly changing world. The School provides broad-based mathematical and technological education within the context of a solid liberal arts foundation. Students receive in-depth instruction in the theoretical underpinnings of their chosen fields, which they can apply through a wide variety of practical experiences. In each of the School’s undergraduate majors provides students with professional preparation for entry into fields of work associated with the major. Concurrently, students’ learning prepares them for advanced study in career-oriented graduate programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental concepts based on established cybersecurity professional standards
  • Cyber-defense tools and techniques
  • Security governance, risk management, auditing, and ethics
  • Penetration testing of data center servers, storage, and networks
  • Cryptography, forensics, and cyberwarfare
  • Mobile device and wireless security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Decision: November 15th
    • Early Action: November 15th
    • Early Decision 2: February 1st


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print) or Common Application 
  • Secondary school transcript(s)
  • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration
  • One Letter of Recommendation: Counselor letter of recommendation is required. 
  • Personal essay
  • Any supplemental materials: Check if your desired program requires application supplements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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