Master of Science in Computer Science with a Concentration in Computer Security 

Lawrence Technological University is pleased to announce Computer Security as an exciting new concentration in the Master of Science in Computer Science program.


The objective of a graduate concentration in computer security is to provide both practical and theoretical technical knowledge and skills that will enable students to understand and deal with threats, vulnerabilities, prevention, detection, and responses in order to maintain the security and integrity of data.

MSCS Features

The MSCS program is open to students who have a computer science undergraduate degree and to non-computer science undergraduates who work in the field. Students with a non-computer science bachelor's degree may be required to take one or more pre-core courses in order to gain sufficient preparation for the successful completion of the program.


In order to be eligible for admission, the prospective graduate student should:

1. Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum 3.00 grade point (out of 4.00)
2. Submit a completed application to LTU Office of Admissions
3. Have all official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended sent to the LTU Office of Admissions

Transfer Credit

At most two classes (no more than 6 hours) may be transferred into the program. Classes considered for transfer credit must be at the graduate level, related to the concentration or computer science, have 3.00 grade or higher and received the approval of the advisor.


To contact Dr. Gus Azar, MSCS program director, call 248.204.3659 or send e-mail to  You may also contact the department office at 248.204.3560 or by e-mail to  To speak with someone in LTU's Office of Admissions, dial 248.204.3160.