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Cyber Security Professional Science

University of Rhode Island

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
28292 USD/year
15514 USD/year
22382 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Designed for working professionals who have already completed a four-year undergraduate degree, this fully online Cyber Security Professional Science program at the University of Rhode Island allows you to complete your degree at your own pace, within an approved course track in a specific area.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The fully online Cyber Security Professional Science program at the University of Rhode Island that is geared towards working professionals who have already completed a four-year undergraduate degree. This online program allows students to complete their degree within an approved course track in a specific area. 

The PSM, while equivalent to a full Masters degree, does not require a capstone project, such as a thesis. The individual courses in the PSM do require students to complete graduate-level research projects. The final course in the program has students complete an internship, which may be covered by their existing employment, saving time and effort.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Information Assurance 
  • Introduction to Network and Systems Security
  • Advanced Topics in Network and Systems Security 
  • Professional Skills for Cyber Security 
  • Cyber Security Internship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 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.
3

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.
80
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

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28292 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15514 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    22382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22382 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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