The Information Security Institute in the Whiting School of Engineering ofJohns Hopkins University offers a full-time Masters of Science in Security Informatics (MSSI) degree program at the Homewood Campus in North Baltimore. Although some graduate students may finish their degree part-time after completing a 1-year residency requirement, please see our Engineering for Professionals program page for information regarding the Whiting School of Engineering’s part-time degree options.
This program is open to outstanding candidates who hold a Bachelors degree with sufficient technical exposure to information technology as preparation for the core technology courses. MSSI students are expected to have good computer knowledge in computer architecture/networking, programming, data structures, and discrete math. This can be shown through courses and in some cases through working experience and professional certification.
Please be sure to select “Information Security Institute” as your choice in the drop down box for the Whiting School of Engineering.
Only as general reference, the preferred scores are as follows:
Questions regarding the admission can also be sent via email to: JHUISI-MSSI@jhu.edu
We encourage all prospective students to apply as early as possible. To ensure full consideration including the merit-based Information Security Institute Fellowship (ISIF), your application has to be received by the deadline. The review of applications received after the deadline will be on a space-available basis.
US citizens who are interested in applying for either the DoD CySP or SFS Scholarships should complete their application no later than January 31st for Fall admission.