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Cyber Forensics, M.Sc.

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The Stevenson University Online Master of Science in Cyber Forensics online degree provides an advanced education for experienced information technology professionals interested in the analysis of forensically collected and acquired digital evidence.

About

Our graduate program trains technology professionals to preserve, acquire, analyze, interpret, and document critical forensic findings for use in legal and computer security proceedings.  Cyber forensics is an evolving field. With attack vectors constantly shifting and organizations under scrutiny to ensure they have effectively safeguarded user and corporate information, companies now require the skills of certified IT professionals with cyber forensics master’s degrees.

With both on-campus and remote access to Stevenson University Online’s highly specialized virtual lab environment, students utilize state-of-the-art forensic technology to perform hands-on work related to advanced forensic analysis. Exercises based on real-life events such as thefts of electronic information, cyber attacks, and other cyber crimes are used to educate students. This real-world training provides the foundation for practical education and dovetails with the Stevenson University mission to embrace career planning while encompassing critical learning tasks.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mobile Device Forensics
  • Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism
  • Live Response and Live Acquisition
  • Legal Compliance and Ethics
  • Malware Detection, Analysis, and Prevention
  • Mock Intrusion and Response

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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).

  • Completed online application.
  • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology (IT) or advanced coursework/work experience in IT.
  • Personal statement.

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        Tuition Fee

        • International

          670 USD/credit
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          670 USD/credit
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