ST Admissions Requirements
M.S. in Security Technologies: Become a Threat Expert
The Master of Science in Security Technologies (ST) degree program prepares students to address the threats and emerging security challenges of tomorrow, today. The mission and goals of all TLI degree programs are achieved by carefully selecting candidates through a rigorous review process. An interview may be requested as part of the admissions process. Dates are as follows:
Consider applying early and give yourself the best chance to join TLI's Master programs and be considered for a scholarship!
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How to Apply
In order to get started, you will need to create an online application. This will be used to submit all required documentation to apply to any of TLI's three degree programs, which are part of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus in Minneapolis. The link below will walk you through each section of the application.
Qualified applicants, including new graduates and industry professionals, are interviewed and admitted throughout the year:
- Undergraduate degree
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
- Demonstrated leadership potential or experience
- All students are required to consent to and successfully pass a background check in order to enroll in ST courses
*Applicants not meeting these criteria may be considered on a case-by-case basis and are encouraged to provide additional information supporting the application.
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Graduating seniors and recent graduates with demonstrated leadership potential or experience are encouraged to apply.
Please see the graduate school website for English language proficiency requirements.
If you have questions about your specific situation, please reach out to our admissions team.
Attend an Information Session
We strongly encourage all prospective students attend an information session before applying to TLI graduate programs. Our information sessions give candidates an opportunity to meet faculty, ask questions about financial aid and get a better understanding of the curriculum. Candidates can register by viewing the information session calendar.