Computing Security, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
24 months
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About

This Computing Security program of Rochester Institute of Technology gives you an understanding of the technological and ethical roles of computing security in today's society and its importance across the breadth of computing disciplines.

Overview

This Computing Security program of Rochester Institute of Technology enables you to develop a strong theoretical and practical foundation in security computing, preparing you for leadership positions in the cybersecurity industry, academia, or research careers, or to pursue a more advanced degree in cybersecurity or another computing discipline.

The computer security master's degree is designed for students who have an undergraduate computing degree in an area such as computing security, computer science, information technology, networking, or software engineering, as well as those who have a strong background in a field in which computers are applied, such as computer or electrical engineering. The program is offered online and on campus.

Typical Job Titles

  • Associate Detection and Response Engineer
  • Backend Developer
  • Cyber Defense Solutions Engineer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security 
  • Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cryptography and Authentication
  • Computer System Security
  • MS Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online graduate application. Refer to Graduate Admission Deadlines and Requirements for information on application deadlines, entry terms, and more.
  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college in computing security, computer science, software engineering, information technology, networking, computer engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, or computer engineering technology (exceptional students from other fields may be admitted on a contingent basis).
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    54176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54176 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000
Financing partner Prodigy Finance Loans for tuition and living costs from $15,000

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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