Tuition & Fees

Application Fee

The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $90 for international applicants. An application cannot be reviewed until the application fee is paid.

Program Tuition

The two-year program costs $45,000, which is payable by semester ($9,000/semester).

Books and other reading materials are not included and are the responsibility of the student. Living expenses, health insurance fees (required for international students), and an international student support service fee are not included and will be billed separately.

If admitted to the program, a $1,000 deposit is required to reserve your slot. The deposit will be applied towards your first tuition payment, and is non-refundable.

Financial Aid Information
Students who are enrolled in the program are eligible for federal loans through The University of Texas at Austin Office of Student Financial Services.

Information for Veterans
Eligible students in the Master's programs can register for Veterans Education benefits on the Texas One-Stop website. Please note that Hazlewood benefits are not available for the MSIMS program. 

Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship 

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship. This program, presented in partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin, will offer two $5,000 scholarships for SIA members to help further their education in the field of identity management.

The program is designed to support the professional development goals of individual SIA members who specialize in identity management – a field involving the systematic control of access, authenticating users, securing assets and protecting privacy. Identity management encompasses many aspects of risk management, public policy, fraud prevention, privacy, data analysis, risk and governance, information technology and security.

Learn more about the program and apply here.