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Cyber Security

Sullivan University

M.Sc.
18 months
Duration
590 USD/credit
590 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) degree prepares graduates to lead and work in various capacities to protect information infrastructures of different organizations. The degree hones analytical and research skills as it provides technical knowledge to understand information security with theoretical and practical experience.

Overview

Graduates of the on-campus and online Cyber Security Master’s degree program develop core competencies in information security assessments, monitoring and auditing of computer implementations and networks. 

The programme

This extends to investigating operating systems security, distributed systems, database security, security policies and protocols, cryptography, and applications security.The MSCS degree leads toward a cyber-security career by gaining practical skills combatting real and simulated cyber-attacks. Some of the career paths in cyber-security include: cyber policy analyst, chief security officer, cyber-security software engineer, digital forensics expert, information systems security administrator and many more. Sullivan University’s cyber-security graduate degree can be earned entirely online.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Managerial Communications Skills
  • Project Management
  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security
  • Information Security
  • Data Mining & Distributed Computing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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

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.
70
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee $200
  • Copy of current passport, including ID page, address page, and any pages with existing visas or entry stamps, and I-94 front/back if applicable.
  • Please write an essay describing yourself, your past, present and future educational and professional goals. Essay must be at least 750 words and must be original.
  • Copy of transcripts from an accredited U.S. institution with a 2.5 GPA or above, and a copy of your marksheets/transcripts as proof of completion of a bachelor's degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    590 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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