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About

The Master of Cyber Forensics and Security at the Illinois Institute of Technology is cross-disciplinary program that focuses on technology,management,compliance, and legal issues. It can be completed entirely online. The program is designed to help students and experienced information technology professionals become cybersecurity and forensics practitioners, investigators, managers, and leaders. 

Overview

The program's curriculum emphasizes a comprehensive understanding of issues such as information security; information assurance; ethical hacking; vulnerability analysis and control; securing databases; steganography; mobile device forensics; operating system security; business continuity response; disaster recovery; legal and ethical issues; auditing; evidence; intrusion detection; and forensic tools and techniques used to investigate and analyze network-related incidents and preserve digital evidence.

Program Overview

The Master of Cyber Forensics and Security is cross-disciplinary program that focuses on technology, management, compliance, and legal issues, and is designed to help students and experienced information technology professionals become cybersecurity and forensics practitioners, investigators, managers, and leaders.

Career Opportunities

At the conclusion of their studies, graduates of the Master of Cyber Forensics and Security program at the Illinois Institute of Technology can fill roles such as:

  • Information security officer
  • Security manager
  • Security administrator
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Computer forensic examiner
  • Forensic analyst
  • Vulnerability researcher/exploit developer

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Cyber Forensics
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Control
  • Cyber Security Technologies
  • Cyber Security Management
  • Steganography
  • Cyber Security Technologies: Projects and Advanced Methods
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.
  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. Check out the GRE requirements per department @ admissions.iit.edu/graduate/apply/gre-requirements
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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