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Master Online

Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
Duration
950 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
950 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
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Acquire a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland security administration with a focus on preventing cyber attacks and understanding cyber laws in this online Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention program at Pennsylvania State University.

Overview

With an ever-expanding reliance on digital technology in many people's professional and personal lives, there is a sharp increase in the risk of cyberattacks on personal information, financial security, and physical safety. Skilled cyber security professionals are in demand now, more than ever before, to prevent the catastrophic damages that can be caused by cyber threats and cyber terrorism.

The course work in the MPS in Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention option at Pennsylvania State University can help you acquire a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland security administration. It can further provide you with a focus on preventing cyberattacks and understanding cyber laws, as well as addressing network vulnerabilities, system threats, and cyber terrorism.

Learning outcomes

With this curriculum, you can build on your expertise in these key areas:
  • social and ethical issues relating to homeland security
  • domestic and global views of violence and terrorism
  • data collection and analysis
  • security and privacy in the digital age

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network and Predictive Analytics for Socio-Technical Systems
  • Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management
  • Web Security and Privacy
  • Data Mining
  • Intelligence Analysis, Cultural Geography, and Homeland Security
  • Large-Scale Database and Warehouse
  • Data Collection and Cleaning
  • Computer and Cyber Forensics
  • Network Management and Security

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores are required
  • English Proficiency
  • References (3)
  • Résumé — Upload your résumé to the online application. 
  • Statement of Purpose —  A statement of no more than 500 words explaining to the admissions committee how your professional experience and goals relate to the program to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 950 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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