Master of Accountancy FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

You’re on your way to becoming a cyber security professional, and we couldn’t be more excited to be part of your journey. We know the level of thought that goes into a decision like this, which is why we’d like to provide you with answers to commonly asked questions about our online cyber security program.

Being transparent about the details is our way of ensuring that you feel confident in your role as a student at the University of North Dakota and can take that confidence into the field as a cyber security professional.

The questions and answers you see here will get the conversation started, but please contact your enrollment advisor to continue learning about our online accountancy degree program. We’re here to support you, now through graduation.


I don’t have a background in cyber security, am I eligible for the program?

Yes, our 100% online program is specially designed for individuals who have no background or undergraduate degree in cyber security.  The program is still meant to be rigorous, so be prepared to demonstrate your proven knowledge in topics such as computer programming, circuits, statistics and calculus.


Is this program entirely online/am I required to come to campus for anything?

The Master of Science in Cyber Security program is 100% online. The online tracks have no on-campus requirement and can be completed from anywhere.


What is the cost of the program?

The online Master of Science in Cyber Security program is $816/credit, with 30 total credits needed to graduate. Take a look at our admissions page for additional fees that may apply.


Is the program accredited?

We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and ranked alongside Stanford, Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) among the Top 25 Most Innovative Schools.*