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Cybersecurity

University of Dallas

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1250 USD/credit
1250 USD/credit
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About

The Cybersecurity program of University of Dallas is designed to offer students a real world cybersecurity education taught by experienced industry professionals. The cybersecurity master’s program dives into the critical topics facing organizations today.

Overview

The topics discussed in the Cybersecurity program of University of Dallas include data protection, legal and compliance, operational and strategic cybersecurity management, penetration testing and digital forensics.

What Will I Study?

The cybersecurity program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the complexities in protecting and defending infrastructures and networks that contain valuable information.

Where Will a Career in Cybersecurity Take Me?

Students who complete this degree often pursue careers in areas such as threat analysis, cyber defense, network security, penetration testing and digital forensics.

Demand for experienced and qualified cybersecurity professionals has never been higher. Large and small organizations from government agencies to private enterprises are hiring cybersecurity professionals to protect networks and information systems.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cybersecurity professionals report an average salary of $116,000, nearly three times the national median income. By 2021 demand for cybersecurity professionals is expected to reach over 3 million unfilled cybersecurity positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Analytics
  • The Effective Leader
  • Business and Society
  • Data Protection
  • Compliance and Legal Issues
  • Operational Cybersecurity Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

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.
80
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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 from a regionally accredited college or university (or comparable foreign degree).
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in any graduate-level coursework completed.
  • Good academic standing with all colleges attended.
  • TOEFL IBT (80+), IELTS Academic (6.5+), PTE Academic (67), or iTEP (3.9+) scores (only required for visa holders without U.S. degrees).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1250 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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