Students with backgrounds in computer science, engineering, information technology, or related fields are well-positioned to start this degree program. Students having other, less technical backgrounds are eligible for admission but may need to complete a bridge semester of preparation.
Students learn the knowledge, skills, and perspective necessary to address cyber-operations and security issues of private and public business enterprises and governmental organizations.
The Cyber Security program at Valparaiso University is distinctive in a number of ways, including:
- A highly applied approach, with emphasis on hands-on learning
- Requirement of an internship experience or research-based project on campus or at a local firm or agency
- Incorporation of emerging technologies into all coursework
- Emphasis on a collaborative and teamwork approach
- Development of skills in technology leadership
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Ethics in Information Technology
- Information Assurance
- Technology, Law, and Society
- IT Risk Management
- Professional and Career Development
- Securing and Administering Systems in Windows Environment
- Securing and Administering Systems in Linux Environment
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesComputer Sciences IT Security Cyber Security View 1113 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United States
- Graduate from an accredited college or university
- Earn a 3.0 GPA (B average) in all undergraduate and/or graduate coursework
- Submit all required documents for domestic or international citizenship
- Valpo’s graduate application
- Official transcripts from all university courses you’ve taken
- Two recommendation letters from professors or employers
- A statement of purpose that describes why you are applying to Valpo, your interest in the degree program, and how it affects your personal and professional development
- Application fee
International19500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.
National19500 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Valparaiso
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