Information Security and Digital Forensics

Niagara University

24 months
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The master's degree program in Information Security and Digital Forensics (ISDF) from Niagara University is designed to prepare students and working professionals for an exciting and rewarding career in cybersecurity, both in government and in private business. 


The Information Security and Digital Forensics program from Niagara University equips individuals with the knowledge necessary for the Certified Information Systems Security Management Professionals (CISSP) certification. Students are trained utilizing professional applications in computer and mobile forensics, and provided knowledge and expertise in network security, ethical hacking and privacy. This training occurs in one of our new on-campus information security labs.

The ISDF program isn’t only intended for computer and information sciences majors, but also for students majoring in criminal justice, business, healthcare and accounting.

Job Projections

The demand for specialized information security workers is on the rise, and the future indicates that this field will continue to grow nationwide. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the information security field will grow by 18 percent.

Additionally, the New York State Department of Labor has outlined a similar statewide growth rate (17.2 percent) for the same period.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Principles of Information Security and Federal Law
  • Data Privacy
  • Managing Security Risks
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Network Security
  • Software Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application.
  • Two letters of recommendation (the form is automatically generated during the online application). 
  • GRE scores taken within the past five years. Students that have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of over 3.0 area are not required to submit a GRE for consideration.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities indicating the awarding of an accredited undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Information Security and Digital Forensics
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