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American National University

18 months
32125 USD/year
32125 USD/year
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Gain the competitive edge you need to become a leader in the field of cybersecurity with the American National University Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSC) degree.  In the program , you’ll gain the skills you need to design and implement robust cyber security solutions to prevent and detect cyberattacks.


In the Cybersecurity program, you’ll focus on best practices in information security, including advanced prevention, detection, countermeasures, and recovery.  You’ll also learn to implement training, provide security management, and collect evidence. In addition, you’ll develop a project plan for a security assessment utilizing the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Core classes include Information Security Systems and Organizational Awareness, Intrusion Detection Attack and Countermeasures, and Information Security Project Management. The ANU MSC program will also prepare you to sit for a number of certification exams, including:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE).

Why American National University?

  • Convenience and flexibility – With day and evening classes¹ you have the flexibility to work as you earn your degree.
  • Personal attention – You’re not just a face in a crowd, our small class sizes allow for personal attention from instructors.
  • Career professionals as instructors – With current and relevant curricula, you will learn from instructors with real-world field experience who will guide and mentor you.
  • Career services – Our career services team starts to help you before you graduate with your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to search for great career opportunities.
  • Alumni benefits – Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher² courses available throughout your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security Systems and Organizational Awareness
  • Intrusion Detection Attack and Countermeasures
  • Information Security and Organizational Change
  • Business and Security Risk Analysis
  • Information Security Project Management
  • Strategic Analysis in Information Security 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


56 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • American National University has a rich history of diversity and we appreciate the cultural perspective our international students bring to our classrooms. If you have successfully graduated from a secondary school, ANU is ready to help you start the next level of your education in America.

Tuition Fee

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    32125 USD/year
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Living costs for Danville

900 - 1400 USD /month
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