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Information Technology Auditing and Cyber Security

Temple University

M.Sc.
72 months
Duration
1114 USD/credit
1114 USD/credit
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About

Develop the skills to identify, assess and control cyber security risks with the Master of Science in Information Technology Auditing and Cyber Security in the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

Overview

Program Overview

Promote information system security and regulation compliance within organizations, and mitigate risks of breaches to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of organizational information. Prepare to play an indispensable role within:

  • accounting and consulting firms,
  • banks and financial companies,
  • computer software and hardware companies,
  • government agencies,
  • information and data service providers, and
  • other organizations within the critical infrastructure sectors.

The Information Technology Auditing and Cyber Security master’s degree program at Temple University provides hands-on coursework delivered by a faculty of industry-level experts. A comprehensive curriculum teaches you to assess and design internal processes that foster information assurance. Learn to assess and assure information system security to position your company to prosper in the global economy, and gain the skills to implement cyber security safeguards that protect your company against threats.

Career opportunities in the fields of information technology auditing and cyber security are rapidly growing, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating a 28 percent increase in related jobs by 2026, amounting to roughly 28,500 new jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • IT Governance
  • Protection of Information Assets
  • Security Architecture
  • Business Skills for ITACS Professionals (2 terms)
  • IT Audit Process

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 72 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
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
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • In-State

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.

Funding

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