36 months
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About

This Cybersecurity - Management Information Systems program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas allows students who are interested in technology, and especially in cybersecurity to earn two complementary degrees (MS Management Information Systems and MS Cybersecurity) at the same time in a shortened time frame. 

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Overview

The Cybersecurity - Management Information Systems program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares graduates for professional careers in the management of information technology (IT). The MS MIS focuses on the application of technology to help achieve organizational goals and solve business problems. 

MIS students earn competency in IT, embedded in a business context, that provides them with well-rounded preparation for occupations in high demand. Recent graduates are pursuing careers in a variety of roles, such as business analyst, systems analyst, security analyst, IT manager, and systems administrator.

Learning Outcomes

MS MIS Portion

  • The ability to interpret the role of information systems to enhance organizations
  • The ability to manage an information systems project
  • The ability to analyze business problems and apply technological solutions
  • The ability to work effectively with others in teams
  • The ability to communicate technological concepts to business executives and users

MS Cybersecurity Portion

  • Evaluate the computer network and information security needs of an organization
  • Assess cybersecurity risk management policies in order to adequately protect critical resources and assets
  • Demonstrate a mastery of in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity
  • Formulate, update and communicate regarding organizational cyber-related strategies and policies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security Operations
  • Secure Communication Protocols
  • Security Data Analytics
  • Software Concepts
  • Information Systems Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for your bachelor’s degree, or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).
  • Factors that may also be considered by the academic department to which you are applying include test scores (like the GRE or GMAT).
  • All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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