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Cyber Security Operations and Leadership (Online)

University of San Diego

M.Sc. Online
20 months
Duration
925 USD/credit
925 USD/credit
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About

Our Cyber Security Operations and Leadership (Online) program at University of San Diego is ideal for bachelor-prepared students who are currently working in a wide range of cybersecurity roles, as well as those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Overview

Anyone interested in gaining a deep understanding of cybersecurity concepts, topics and theories, along with leadership skills, will benefit from this program, which is designed to be an invaluable asset for career advancement.   

Our Cyber Security Operations and Leadership (Online) program at University of San Diego strives to collaborate with important stakeholders in the cybersecurity community to explore ways to keep the curriculum immediately relevant and to assist in the placement of USD graduates.

The goal is to change the way cybersecurity education is taught by offering an innovative, immersive program that inspires students to realize their full potential as lifelong learners and cybersecurity leaders.

Program Goals

Lifelong Learning Skills

Because adversarial tactics change daily, the professors in this program not only teach state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to defeat adversaries from both theoretical and tactical perspectives — their goal is also to equip students to stay abreast of ongoing changes in threat and mitigation as lifelong learners in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Security Operations and Leadership Orientation
  • Foundations of Cyber Security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Secure Systems Architecture
  • Cyber Security Risk Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 20 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

31 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.
2.75

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.
115
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • The completion of a standardized test, such as the GRE, GMAT, Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or LSAT may be submitted to strengthen an application if the undergraduate GPA is lower than 2.75, or upon recommendation of the admissions committee.
  • TOEFL scores of 115 or above (if applicable)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter of support from the candidate’s employer or two letters of reference
  • Resume showing information technology experience as demonstrated through academic or career experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    925 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    925 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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