Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, M.Sc. | Fairleigh Dickinson University | Madison, United States
12 months
Duration
883 USD/credit 26490 USD/year
883 USD/credit 26490 USD/year
883 USD/credit 26490 USD/year
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About

The Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program from Fairleigh Dickinson University  teaches the fundamentals of operating systems, computer networks, cybersecurity, applied cryptography, penetration testing and vulnerability analysis.

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Overview

Educational objectives

The Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program from Fairleigh Dickinson University    will produce graduates who:

  • Enter into or advance in the profession of CSIA, particularly in the areas of network security administration and secure software development.
  • Continue their education to obtain advanced certifications or advanced degrees, including Ph.D., Doctor of Professional Studies, and Engineer’s Degree, in cybersecurity, information assurance, computer science, information science, or other related fields.
  • Become responsible professionals and global citizens who are aware of ethical issues and societal needs and problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Cybersecurity
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Analysis
  • Supply Chain Security & Systems Certification
  • Network Security
  • Firewalls & Intrusion Detection Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.
  • Submission of an official score report for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test taken within the last five years. The GRE may be waived if:
  • the applicant enrolls initially as a nonmatriculating student and completes 9 graduate credits in CSIA with a minimum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of 3.00 and no grade below C
  • the applicant is a graduate of FDU’s computer science, electrical engineering, information technology or closely related programs with an undergraduate CGPR of 3.00
  • the applicant is a graduate of such programs from other institutions with an undergraduate CGPR of 3.50
  • the applicant has completed a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. (This GRE waiver policy is only applicable to applicants who graduated from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 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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