• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Gain the essential knowledge and expertise in network security and forensics needed for cybersecurity in enterprise environments.

In this Cybersecurity MicroMasters Program from Edx in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology - RITx, you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of networks;
  • Systems administration;
  • How to protect computer networks and other systems by mitigating vulnerabilities and monitoring intrusions;
  • How to perform digital forensic analysis of cybercrime by gathering information on the nature and extent of the attack for presentation in a court of law, as well as assessing the extent of the damage to an organization;
  • Techniques of risk analysis;
  • Risk assessment and vulnerability assessment.

Job Outlook

  • Exciting career opportunities as security analyst, security engineer, security architect, forensics investigator, cybersecurity specialist, and more!
  • Cybersecurity positions are expected to rise 6 million globally 
  • If you are already in the IT field, expect a 9% raise in pay for security expertise 
  • Median salary for information security analyst is $90,000 (source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

What You'll Learn:

  • How to setup and secure basic computer systems and networks
  • Information security risk management framework and methodologies
  • How to implement network security solutions and detect intrusions
  • How to conduct a digital forensics investigation admissible to a court
  • To practice cybersecurity skills in real world scenarios

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • Computer Forensics
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management
  • Network Security
  • Cybersecurity Capstone

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 year

      400 - 480 hours of effort

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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