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Cybersecurity, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NE,
Cybersecurity professionals who can develop solutions for protecting infrastructure and cyber technologies are in high demand. Bellevue University’s Master’s degree in Cybersecurity online or in-class provides active learning of information assurance techniques, network security technologies, and computer forensics based on real-world scenarios.

About

Faculty with real experience prepares you with the knowledge and skill to recommend solutions that safeguard an organization’s information technology systems. The curriculum is designed to expand your expertise in protection and risk management techniques and graduates with this advanced degree in cyber security will open up wide opportunities in both public and private sector careers.

The Cybersecurity Master's degree program prepares you to:

  • Prevent network attacks by applying digital protection techniques across systems and platforms
  • Detect and mitigate cyberattacks with the use of tools and countermeasures
  • Manage information security risk and identify system vulnerabilities
  • Develop a business continuity plan in the event of a security incident/cyberattack
  • Implement digital forensics investigative techniques

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Computer Forensics
  • Information Security Management
  • Physical, Operations, and Personnel Security
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Human Aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Ethical Hacking and Response

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

 You must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or a U.S. equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally accredited college or university.
  • Have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better from the most recent 60 credits of coursework earned toward the bachelor’s degree or have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better in previous graduate level coursework earned toward the graduate degree. 
  • Colleges may require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 565 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 565 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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