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Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

Fairleigh Dickinson University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
26709 USD/year
26709 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Students in the program will learn the fundamentals of operating systems, computer networks, cybersecurity, applied cryptography, and penetration testing and vulnerability analysis.

Overview

With the foundational courses as stepping blocks, they move on to take advanced courses in one of the two key areas of CSIA:  network security administration and secure software development, satisfying the requirements of CAE-CDE knowledge units of those focus areas as recognized by NSA and DHS. In particular, they will learn to establish information security protocols, build firewalls and defend against security intrusions, use encryption and protect information, regulate access to data, establish virus protection systems, implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans, conduct penetration tests and analyze system vulnerabilities, develop secure software, and help resolve information technology (IT) issues related to security. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Data Structures
  • Assembly Language
  • Microprocessor System Design 
  • Computer Organization
  • Operating Systems 
  • Computer Networks
  • Cybersecurity
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
70
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities in which undergraduate or graduate course work was completed.
  • An official score report for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26709 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26709 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26709 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26709 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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