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Cybersecurity

edX - online learning platform

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
4960 USD/year
4960 USD/year
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About

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Cybersecurity in collaboration with The Georgia Institute of Technology - GTx. Cybersecurity isn’t just about keeping your individual computers and devices safe, it’s about safeguarding our society and our world. 

Overview

The Cybersecurity program offered by edX in collaboration with The Georgia Institute of Technology - GTx is the only interdisciplinary degree in cybersecurity from a U.S. News & World Report Top 10-ranked public university that you can earn online, on your own schedule, for a tuition less than $10,000.

This online Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity provides the foundations so you can:

  • Understand the nature of risks and pathways of threats to cyber and cyber-physical systems.
  • Develop an awareness of vulnerabilities to software, networks, and computer systems.
  • Comprehend methods and strategies for protecting data on networks, in software, as well as other cyber and cyber-physical systems.
  • Examine the constraints and costs of cybercrime and espionage to privacy, communication, and use of technology.
  • Investigate the role that government, corporate, and coalition policies can have towards slowing and stopping cybercrime and surveillance.

Programme Structure

Full curriculum breakdown:
  • Introductory Core 
  • Specialized Tracks
  • Electives
  • Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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.
Required
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.
Required

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.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts for each institution attended.
  • Lawful present document (U.S. Citizens Only)
  • TOEFL Score (International Applicants Only. Minimum score of 100 required.)
  • 3 Personal References
  • GRE or GMAT scores (Optional)
  • Program-Specific Questions/Materials
  • Personal Statements
  • Professional Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9920 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9920 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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