The Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security consists of 30 credit hours. Tuition rates for each academic year are approved by the Board of Trustees and announced by Temple University Bursar’s Office every July. Review details at the Bursar’s Office or view per-credit tuition as a PDF.
The Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security tuition additionally includes:
- Program orientation
- Instructional costs for the courses
- One ISACA membership and one paid registration to take the CISA exam (applicable for IT Audit track students)
- One ISC2 paid registration for the CISSP exam (applicable for Cyber-Security track students)
- Networking programs with Advisory Council and prospective employers
Please note that in addition to university-wide tuition and fees, the IT Auditing and Cyber-Security also assesses a one-time program fee of $750 with the first semester. This program fee covers special events and activities including, but not limited to: orientation; guest speakers; special events; and graduate student-only spaces such as breakout rooms, lounges, and business centers.
Indirect & Personal Expenses
Personal expenses vary from student to student, depending on individual accommodations and lifestyle. In addition to the annual tuition and program fee for the program, students can expect to pay $1,500 to $2,000 per month on individual and personal expenses. This is an estimate based on student feedback and generally includes:
- Personal travel
- Miscellaneous personal living expenses
Financial Aid for Domestic Students
Loan Eligibility & Applying for Loans
Citizens and permanent residents of the United States are considered domestic students and are typically eligible for federal student loans as well as supplemental (alternative) loans through private lenders.
Domestic students may file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming academic semester during the application process, and may only file for private loans after they have been offered admission to the program.
Please refer to Temple University’s Student Financial Services for details about the total estimated cost of program attendance and/or lender information. Student Financial Services assists eligible students in obtaining state and federal government grants and guaranteed loans.
Financial Aid for International Students
International students are not eligible for federal loans, and must use alternative loans as their primary source of funding. Additional information on financial resources for international students is listed here by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.
The Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security offers merit-based for qualified students.
All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships, provided the application is received by the scholarship deadline. Students do not need to complete additional forms or submit additional application essays or recommendations to be considered for merit-based scholarships. Merit scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding academic and professional achievement, including overall GPA, accounting GPA, and GMAT scores. Scholarship recipients will be notified shortly after their admission decision has been rendered.
Other Scholarship Funding
We encourage you to consider other sources of scholarship funding from organizations to which you belong, such as religious organizations, fraternal organizations, clubs, athletics, veteran groups, ethnic groups, unions, employers, rotary clubs, etc.
Temple Alumni Rewards
As a graduate of Temple University, you’ve worked hard to achieve your educational and professional goals. Because we are committed to your success, the Fox School of Business grants 5% tuition scholarships to alumni who are admitted to the program.