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Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis, M.P.S.

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  • 24 months
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The online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis program prepares cybersecurity and policy professionals and government decision-makers to understand the growing challenge of responsible oversight for organizational cybersecurity policy and practices.
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Overview

Incorporating the latest available information on this emerging field, we blend policy and practice into a coherent set of underlying principles and procedures that are legal, ethical and effective. This helps your organization both avoid and manage the risks of security threats on network, data, and other assets.

Recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, Utica College is a leader in the field of cybersecurity policy and practice. Our suite of programs and specializations at the Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate, and now MPS level within cybersecurity offer subject expertise that span every aspect of this vital field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyberspace and cybersecurity
  • Complex organizational issues
  • Foundations of security and privacy
  • Risk assessment and management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts (mark sheets) of all secondary and post secondary academic work along with an explanation of the grading system (in English)
  • Tests of English language proficiency, if English is not your first language. Utica College requires one of the following:
  •  
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79-80 internet-based;
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0; or
    • Duolingo English Test (DET) score of 60
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  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Offical examination results for school finishing or leaving examinations
  • Copy of Passport

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    828 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 828 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    828 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 828 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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