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Cybersecurity

St. Mary's University

M.Sc.
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980 USD/credit
980 USD/credit
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About

A master in Cybersecurity from St. Mary’s University provides students with knowledge, skills and best practices on how to monitor, secure and safeguard an organization’s digital assets.

Overview

CYBERSECURITY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates with a Cybersecurity degree offered by St. Mary's University can provide expertise in the public and private sectors, benefiting the needs of large and small businesses, the U.S. government and military, contractors and research organizations.

In San Antonio alone, the cybersecurity field is rapidly growing, with employers including NSA/CSS Texas; the 24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber); the 25th Air Force (Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance); the U.S. Air Force Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division; and numerous military contractors such as General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Booz Allen Hamilton located in the area.

Additionally, Southwest Research Institute, USAA, Rackspace, Digital Defense and IPSecure represent a few of many private organizations that hire cybersecurity professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Cryptography
  • Advanced Network and Data Communication/Computer Networking
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Software Security
  • Applied Cryptography

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
148 (quantitative)
2.5 (analytical)

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.
80
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

Admission requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related discipline. Applicants who earned a bachelor’s degree in a closely related discipline, such as Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics may be admitted with the provision that they take the prerequisite courses listed below. 
  • Submit a completed application form, a written statement of purpose indicating the applicant’s interests and objectives, two letters of recommendation concerning the applicant’s potential for succeeding in the graduate program, and official transcripts of all college-level work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    980 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 980 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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