Cybersecurity, M.Sc. | Online | Hood College | United States
15 months
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500 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
500 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity offered at Hood College provides a comprehensive cybersecurity education, preparing graduates for advanced technical and management positions in cybersecurity. It addresses the core subject areas and skill sets identified in the Cybersecurity Workforce Framework by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS).

Overview

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity offered at Hood College is a 30-credit program designed for both technical and non-technical students with a bachelor’s degree. A prior background in information technology (IT) or computing is desirable, but not required to enter this program. Individuals without such background can enter the degree program by enrolling in two prerequisite foundation courses. The structure of the program allows students to enter from different disciplines, provides a common foundation and robust subject matter training necessary in today’s Cybersecurity job market.

Boost professional marketability

  • Grounded in a thorough understanding of the technical and managerial aspects of Cybersecurity, graduates leave Hood ready to tackle the complex cyber challenges in business, industry, government, education, health and other fields. 
  • For students who want cyber training, but not the full master’s degree, there is a stand-alone certificate in Cybersecurity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Forensics
  • Network and Internet Security
  • Security Policies, Ethics and Law
  • Applied Encryption and Cryptology
  • Telecommunications & Networking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

For students applying to the master's or certificate in cybersecurity program, please submit the following to the Graduate School:

  • One copy of official transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Résumé/CV that provides educational and professional experience (required only for master's program).

This program is designed for students with a background in computer science or related area that has prepared the students in core computing subjects, such as programming, computer architecture, operating systems, networking, data management systems and applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 15 months.

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.

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