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Network Security

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
Duration
26370 USD/year
26370 USD/year
14590 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This graduate-level certificate program in Network Security has been designed by University of Massachusetts Lowell's Computer Science Department to address the growing demand for advanced-level studies in Information Technology. 

Overview

The Online Graduate Certificate Program in Network Security consists of four graduate online courses in network security, digital forensics, network infrastructures, and secure mobile networks. Offered through the University's Computer Science Department, this program differs from traditional graduate computer science courses in its focus on application-specific details, case studies and the operational framework required by today's IT professionals.

Learning outcomes

The Network Security program at University of Massachusetts Lowell is particularly appropriate for Systems Administrators, Network Managers, and other IT professionals who have an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or related majors. Applicants should be familiar with C programming and have a math background that includes at least pre-calculus math, statistics and a first course in discrete structures. Other than these general certificate program requirements, the certificate program courses do not have specific prerequisites and may be taken in any order.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Network Infrastructures
  • Computer Network Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Secure Mobile Networks
  • Cloud Computing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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 transcript showing proof of completion of an undergraduate BS or BA degree from an accredited institution
  • Mathematical experience to include a minimum of one semester of Precalculus, one semester of Discrete Mathematics and one semester of Statistics, or the equivalent experience
  • C Programming proficiency, to include a minimum of one class of C Programming and one class of data structures, or the equivalent experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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