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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Cybersecurity

National University

12 months
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15912 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity at the National University is a professional degree for those who endeavor through technical and managerial measures to ensure the security, confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, control, availability, and utility of the world’s computing and information systems infrastructure.

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Overview

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity  at the National University  has a required core and a required specialization, which can be selected from some alternatives. The core is designed to provide a means of supporting the variety of backgrounds (both education and work experience) that those who wish to study this area may bring to the program. The core is also a statement of the knowledge domain that is common to most efforts in this area. The specializations provide for study in particular domains of knowledge within the field – which are also tied to communities of effort within the field.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Devise a mitigation plan against both external and internal vulnerabilities to enterprise computer infrastructures and sensitive digital assets.
  • Analyze and evaluate multiple risk assessment methods and strategies.
  • Compare and contrast the legal and ethical aspects of cybersecurity at the Federal, State, and International level.
  • Assess and summarize the legal and ethical requirements of a cyber security professional.
  • Integrate project management skills to produce a cybersecurity solution.
  • Evaluate the results of a security assessment to assess the security status of a network or computer system.
  • Conduct in-depth research into a specific CSIA topic, including finding and integrating relevant research results of others.
  • Integrate systems-level-infrastructure thinking into CSIA problem identification and resolution, and effectively communicate the solution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cyber Security Technology
  • Cyber Sec. Toolkit Utilization
  • Threat Modeling & Intel
  • Cyber Security Ethical Issues
  • Wireless and Mobile Security
  • Net Defense & Cloud Security

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Campus intakes: Feb / Aug
  • Online intakes: Apr / Oct

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units.
    • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam. These tests are NOT required for those with a GPA over 2.5.
    • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status (instead of taking the above tests).
    • Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
    • Proof of Financial Support: $33,500

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15912 USD/year
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  • National

    15912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15912 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Tuition per course - $1,989

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 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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