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Cybersecurity (Bridge)

Grand Canyon University

12 months
520 USD/credit 17680 USD/year
520 USD/credit 17680 USD/year
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Students in the MS in Cybersecurity (Bridge) program at Grand Canyon University develop a keen understanding of the many factors that influence and jeopardize cybersecurity.


Cybersecurity is a growing concern in the increasingly interconnected digital landscape. Breaches in cybersecurity can lead to serious consequences for consumers, patients and companies. These breaches can also impact municipal, state and federal government agencies. 

There is a high demand for fully trained cybersecurity specialists in all areas of the country and global community. To meet this rising demand, Grand Canyon University has developed a Master of Science in Cybersecurity program. This is offered by the College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

The Cybersecurity (Bridge) program at Grand Canyon University trains candidates to safeguard systems, data, processes and people through the use of white hat practices. Digital forensics, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment and exploitation techniques are examined. 

The modern curriculum includes the exploration of cyber-warfare and cyber-defense issues.


GCU’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity offers students intensive, hands-on learning experiences to thoroughly prepare them to pursue challenging, high-tech careers. The following learning objectives and core competencies are included:

  • Risk assessment, countermeasures, security policies and frameworks
  • Ideologies of cyber-crime, identification of attack vectors and impact analysis of failed security measures
  • Policy perspectives on security design
  • Protection of intellectual property through encryption, hardware security and layered security defense strategies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in CSET 
  • Cyber Warfare and Applications 
  • Enterprise Security Infrastructure Design 
  • Technology Implementation of Security Solutions 
  • Policy Management for Security Solutions

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  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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34 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 520 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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