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Information Security and Intelligence

Ferris State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
951 USD/credit
634 USD/credit
634 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

This Information Security and Intelligence program from Ferris State University prepares students for careers in business intelligence, proactive and reactive incident response (in areas like hacking and digital forensics), and project management utilizing secure practices.

Overview

The Information Security and Intelligence program curriculum requires a high concentration of program specific courses each semester. 

Students from Ferris State University will utilize equipment and technology valued at over $2 million that has been secured by National Science Foundation and other grants and academic alliances. This includes digital forensic tools, computers, nano-scale microscopy, imaging devices, and software.

Career

Positions include security officers, analysts, forensics experts, project managers, and technical managers. Cyber security is often cited among the fastest-growing career paths.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Database Management and Security
  • Intelligence Vulnerabilities
  • Legal, Ethical, and Fraudulent Issues
  • Secure Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

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.
2.8
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.
2.5 (analytical)
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.
500

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned bachelor degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.8 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • GMAT score of 500 or higher, or GRE score in the upper 50th percentile with the analytical writing score at 2.5 or higher. (Waiver of test requirement will be considered if applicant has completed another Master

Tuition Fee

  • International

    951 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 951 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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