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Cybersecurity, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Cybersecurity is a national security issue and an economic concern for the U.S. Southeast is the only university in Missouri and one of fewer than 50 in the country to offer a cybersecurity bachelor’s degree. The Cybersecurity program of the Southeast Missouri State University prepares students to be leaders in the protection of information systems.
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What You'll Do

Students in the Cybersecurity program of the Southeast Missouri State University will:

  • Protect an organization's vital information and assets.
  • Implement cybersecurity best practices and risk management.
  • Understand and develop software to minimize vulnerabilities.
  • Integrate stable network monitoring and present real-time security solutions.
  • Analyze persistent threats and arrange counter measures.
  • Conduct risk and liability assessments of information systems.
  • Examine cybercrimes and support recovery of operations.
  • Create, revise and communicate organizational cybersecurity strategies.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Security Architect 
  • Malware Analyst 
  • Security Auditor 
  • Network Security 
  • Software Security 
  • Web Security

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Security & Assurance
  • Information Security in System Administration
  • Web Application Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Cloud Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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