Cyber Security and Operations, M.Sc. | Part time online | Mississippi State University | United States
12 months
Duration
514 USD/credit 15934 USD/year
514 USD/credit 15934 USD/year
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About

The Cyber Security and Operations program from Mississippi State University is designed for students who wish to help meet the challenges posed by increasing cyber-threats. 

Overview

Key Features

Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Cyber Security and Operations degree program from Mississippi State University is designed to provide students with a focused education within a broad analytical framework for evaluating, understanding, and solving cyber security problems. This program offers thesis or non-thesis options.

Program highlights:

  • Fixed on defeating the full spectrum of cyber-attacks, Mississippi State’s NSF CyberCorps program is the 3rd largest in the country.
  • Recognized nationally for its leadership in cyber security, MSU is one of only nine schools in the U.S. to hold all three of the National Security Agency’s centers of academic excellence credentials: CAE-Cyber Defense Education, CAE-Cyber Defense Research, and CAE-Cyber Operations.
  • Via its nationally ranked cybersecurity program, MSU’s M.S. in Cyber Security and Operations was selected by the US Navy as a model curriculum.
This degree focuses on those aspects of cyber security that are needed to operate in the cyber domain. Material will prepare the student for advanced operations in the cyber domain such as penetration testing, after action analysis, and malware analysis. This degree is designed to satisfy the requirements for the Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations program of the Department of Defense.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information and Computer Security
  • Cryptography
  • Software Reverse Engineering
  • Network Security
  • Advanced Cyber Operations
  • Wireless Networks

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant for admission to graduate study must hold a bachelor's degree from a fully recognized four-year educational institution that has unconditional accreditation with appropriate regional accrediting agencies. They must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the Cyber Security and Operations program.
  • Regular admission to graduate study in the program requires a minimum grade point average (last four semesters of undergraduate work) of 3.00/4.00. When a student is deficient in one of the criteria cited, the student's application, nevertheless, may be considered for admission based on the strength of other materials contained in the student's application.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores are NOT required for entry into this program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 514 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 514 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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