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Cybersecurity

University of West Florida

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1029 USD/credit
463 USD/credit
369 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Information Technology-Cybersecurity specialization is designed to address the need for Cybersecurity related to software security, database security, information technology management, server administration and numerous other employment fields.

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Overview

With an ever-growing demand for IT professionals, students of the MSIT program with a specialization in Cybersecurity will be able to plan, implement, upgrade, manage and monitor security for information assurance and protection of computer networks. The blending of the Internet of Things with network communications has established a terrific need for information systems security. The University of West Florida’s M.S. in Information Technology-Cybersecurity program is designed for students and individuals to become cybersecurity experts in protecting the nation’s most critical information technology systems and infrastructure.The program focuses on various aspects of cybersecurity as applied to information technology such as Software Assurance and Security, Database Security, Information Security Management, Secure Software development and special topics in cybersecurity research. With 100 percent of the program being offered online, the courses have been carefully blended to meet the real-world requirements and to facilitate hands-on experience for achieving successful careers in the domain of information technology.Program Highlights

  • Complete the program in four academic semesters
  • Flexible online classes
  • Become a highly skilled, adaptable cybersecurity professional
  • Predict and protect against cybercrime
  • Participate in interactive case studies
  • Graduate funding available

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Software Engineering Foundations: Java Programming
  • Database Systems
  • Applied Information Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3 (required)
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.
150 (verbal)
145 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of graduate admission tests: GRE (145 quantitative and 150 verbal) or MAT (370)
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA/major GPA of 3.0
  • Submission of letter of intent describing work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program, including how the degree relates to career goals
  • Submission of three signed recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1029 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1029 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    463 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 463 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 369 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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