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M.Sc. On Campus

Cybersecurity

The University of Tampa

12 months
Duration
655 USD/credit 20960 USD/year
655 USD/credit 20960 USD/year
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About

The Cybersecurity program of The University of Tampa prepares students for careers in the dynamic and growing cybersecurity industry. Rapid technology changes and the evolving threats that face modern organizations require educated and equipped cybersecurity professionals.

Overview

With small class sizes and a cutting-edge cybersecurity lab, this specialized graduate program emphasizes hands-on learning using real-world tools and virtual environments.

The curriculum of the Cybersecurity program of The University of Tampa covers critical topics in cybersecurity and gives students the option of taking valuable courses in project management, business analytics, enterprise systems and SAP certification. The program is also ideal for those wishing to advance in the fields of law enforcement, criminology, criminal justice, forensics, law and government.

Topics of Study

  • Cloud Systems Security
  • Secure Software Design
  • Incident Response Management
  • Penetration Testing
  • Risk Assessment and Contingency Planning
  • Technology Governance and Security Leadership
  • Cybersecurity Research
  • Digital Forensics
  • Project Management
  • Security Standards and Compliance
  • Business Analytics

Benefits

  • Gain the credentials to excel in the fast-growing cybersecurity industry
  • Differentiate yourself in the fields of business, technology, law enforcement, forensics, government, analytics and more
  • Curriculum is based on top professional certifications in the field
  • Develop the foundation for future doctoral studies or research-based positions
  • Flexible curriculum and schedule is ideal for working professionals
  • All courses taught on campus by Ph.D.-level cybersecurity experts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cloud Systems Security
  • Risk Assessment and Contingency Planning
  • Incident Response Management
  • Secure Software Design
  • Security Governance & Leadership
  • Penetration Testing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are evaluated for fall, spring and summer terms on a rolling basis.

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts of all previous college work received directly from each institution (applicants must hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the international equivalent of a U.S. undergraduate degree)
  • 3.0 GPA overall or in the last 60 hours of coursework
  • Professional résumé
  • Two professional reference forms (PDF) completed by individuals who can attest to the applicant's background and potential; professional letters of recommendation are accepted, if preferred
  • A GMAT or GRE score is recommended but will be waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 or higher and a "B" or better in the required four business essentials courses (ACC, QMB, FIN, ECO).
  • A writing sample is required. This can be any significant writing that the applicant wishes to share, such as a course paper or publication.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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