Studyportals placeholder

Cybersecurity, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • Unknown
The Cybersecurity programme offered by the Roger Williams University combines technical skills, situational management and problem solving to train you for a career in information security.


Created in partnership with industry professionals, the Cybersecurity programme taught at Roger Williams University works to provide students with a thorough grounding in the technology and practice of cybersecurity. 

The program focuses on development of career professionals wishing to document their skillset, develop their skills in this arena, or improve on their security skill set related to technology. Ideal candidates have some technical background or are willing to pursue study prior to beginning the program to develop their technology background. 

The program is designed around industry certs and standards and shall provide a diverse background leading to entry level careers (for those transitioning from other areas) and career advancement (for those with prior background in technology). 

The program is taught online using virtual environments to support simulation and analysis of operating systems. Theory and practice are both considered critical components of the program. Students shall complete a limited on site matriculation for a capstone project and a thesis demonstrating research capabilities.

Potential Employers
  • US Government
  • Fidelity
  • Dell Secureworks
  • Raytheon
  • State Police
  • Banks
  • Hospitals
  • Military

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Digital Forensics 
  • Law for Forensics Professionals
  • CyberSecurity Essentials
  • Auditing of Networking, Security, and Technology
  • Intrusion Detection: Firewalling and Defense

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

  • Applicants must hold an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and have a minimum level of computer science knowledge.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your potential for success in graduate school.
  • A letter of intent describing your interest in the program, what you will add to the program, and your professional plans.
  • Criminal background check (BCI check) from your state of residence (applicants who need assistance with this process should contact the Office of Graduate Admission).
  • Completed online application and $50 application fee.

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

    951 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 951 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    951 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 951 USD per credit and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer Rates:

  • Tuition (per credit) $951


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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?