Roger Williams University

M.Sc. Online
951 USD/credit
951 USD/credit
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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

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

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.

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  .

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.

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!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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