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Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Cyber and Web Security

M.Sc. Online
12 months
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16836 USD/year
16836 USD/year
5828 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Cyber and Web Security program at Southern Utah University focuses on the design, planning, and management of cyber systems and procedures for protecting these systems and infrastructure from external threats, including terrorism. 

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Overview

The Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Cyber and Web Security program at Southern Utah University is delivered online and includes instruction in cyber security and IT policy; information, vulnerability, and threat assessment; physical, personnel, and operational security; and contingency, redundancy, emergency, and disaster planning.

Mission

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) supports the mission of the University and the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering by providing a high-quality graduate and undergraduate education to students through certificate, associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree programs.

The mission of the Department of CSIS is to provide a learning-centered environment that enables students, faculty, and staff to achieve their goals and to empower students to compete on a global level for careers in government, industry, secondary education, and for acceptance to graduate school.

The department provides programs in computer science and information systems. The curricula are rich with opportunities for students to develop a sound understanding of fundamentals as well as specialized theories, practices, and ethics that enhance their learning.

The CSIS faculty are committed to providing high-quality education, individual guidance and assistance to students, helping them to develop the attributes of critical thinking, effective communication, lifelong learning, and individual integrity while pursuing their academic goals. Faculty members engage in scholarly activities to enhance their classes, involve students, and assist in the economic development of the region through partnerships with industry, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

Program Learning Outcomes

The master’s degree in the department is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). As such, the M.S. degree is engineered to provide graduating students with the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify, apply, and analyze concepts and practices governing the creation and maintenance of cyber technology infrastructures, including policy development, integrated controls, and web architecture risk mitigation.
  • Design, plan, and establish Government, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), security, and cyber infrastructure frameworks.
  • Critically gather, analyze, evaluate, communicate, and translate technology-driven data for a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on how to articulate risk mitigation issues to executive and board leadership.
  • Identify, analyze, and apply ethical reasoning relating to cyber security and information assurance issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Security
  • Advanced Persistent Threats 
  • IT Project Management
  • IT Risk Management
  • Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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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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.
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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • One set of official transcripts
  • Documentation of industry certifications (if applicable-if no current certifications exist, please note that in the application) (e.g. A+, Security+, MCSE, CISSP, etc.)
  • Must take a Qualifying Entrance Exam (this is not the GRE)
  • An application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8418 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8418 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2914 USD per semester and a duration of 12 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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