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Cybersecurity

Roger Williams University

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About

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.

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Overview

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

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
85 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

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.

Getting a Student Visa

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