M.Sc. On Campus

Information Security and Intelligence

12 months
1030 USD/credit 30900 USD/year
686 USD/credit 20580 USD/year
686 USD/credit 20580 USD/year
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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.


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 Prospects

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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
2.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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  • International

    30900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1030 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Big Rapids

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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