MS in Biometrics Online

Masters Degree in Technology - focus on Biometrics

"This program will provide professionals with the knowledge required to succeed in the identity management and biometrics industry."

Manage your way to a better career

A new 100% distance MS program in Technology, Leadership and Innovation with an area of interest in Biometrics will be offered starting in the Fall 2013 semester. The focus of the program is to provide working professionals with the knowledge required to succeed and advance in the identity management and biometrics field. Not only will you participate in a unique blend of courses in biometric techniques and systems, but you will also gain the skills in engineering, statistical, and project management to help you be an effective leader in the field. Research opportunities allow the participants to specialize in their particular areas of interest.

The program is 33 credit hours and delivered 100% on-line, so the student never has to come to the Purdue campus. Courses are offered in a rolling format that provides the flexibility of attaining the degree at your pace and allowing you to fulfill career and family needs. In addition, the typical course presentation will be in a voice over power point (or similar) format that provides flexibility in scheduling your time for working towards the MS degree. Courses will be available each fall and spring semester.

Sample course topics

  • Biometric techniques and applications
  • Statistics
  • Biometrics in the business environment
  • Biometrics ethics, policy and law
  • Biometrics performance
  • Test protocol design
  • Human Factors
  • Project Management


For additional information please email prostar@purdue.edu or call 1-877-801-6266.

Fees are "variable" based on course selection. Contact ProSTAR for details. Books are not included.