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Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option

Pennsylvania State University

Master Online
12 months
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924 USD/credit
924 USD/credit
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Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option from Penn State World Campus is ideal for professionals who are either working in or would like to transition to a career in homeland security or cyber threat analysis and prevention.

Overview

Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option from Penn State World Campus may help students acquire a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland and cyber security administration. The courses in the option help students focus on preventing cyber attacks and understanding cyber laws, as well as addressing network vulnerabilities, system threats, and cyber terrorism.

Graduates with Professional Studies in Homeland Security - Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention Option from Penn State World Campus will :

  • acquire a broad base of knowledge relevant to the current policies and programs of the homeland security administration.
  • focus on preventing cyber attacks and understanding cyber laws 
  • address network vulnerabilities, system threats, and cyber terrorism. 
  • build on their 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

Language

English
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.
80
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).
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Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
80
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
Start practicing IELTS today!

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

  • International

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    924 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 924 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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