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Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

University of Central Missouri

12 months
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627 USD/credit
627 USD/credit
313 USD/credit
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About

Welcome to the M.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Program at the University of Central Missouri. The M. S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through the University of Central Missouri. 

Overview

This Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program at the University of Central Missouri is designed to prepare graduates with advanced skills in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. The graduates from the program can apply these skills to protect resources in the cyber domain and work as senior cybersecurity professionals in various sectors of industry that have significant online resources. 

We provide an unmatched education to students in the region, and we're proud of it. With the demand for qualified technical personnel far exceeding the available supply, the opportunities awaiting Cybersecurity graduates are nearly limitless. The program will be offered both face-to-face at UCM-Lee's Summit and online starting Fall 2020.

Experienced Faculty

  • We have highly qualified and dedicated faculty members who have extensive experiences in research and/or industry. 
  • Six of them received specialized information security training through the SANS Institute. In addition, several faculty hold highly regarded cybersecurity certificates such as GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Web Applications Penetration Tester (GWAPT), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), Certified Secure Java Developer (GSSP-Java), Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN), Certified Security Professional (GSEC) and Security Leadership (GSLC). 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Special Topics in Cybersecurity 
  • Internship in Cybersecurity 
  • Introduction to Malware 
  • Web Application Security 
  • Design of Cryptographic Algorithms and Protocols 
  • Cloud Security 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The program will be offered both face-to-face at UCM-Lee's Summit and online starting Fall 2020.

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a student must have an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related discipline. Applicants who have degrees in some non-computing fields will also be considered for admission provided they have completed at least one programming course and one data structures course with a grade of B or better.
  • a student must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.8.
  • applicants must complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with a minimum combined score of 291 (1000 on the old scale) in Verbal and Quantitative reasoning. Applicants must submit official GRE test scores by Educational Testing Services (ETS) directly to the University of Central Missouri. The ETS institution code for sending GREscores to UCM is 6090; program code is 0402. Applicants with exceptional undergraduate performance may be considered with a lower GRE score. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    627 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    313 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 313 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lees Summit

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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