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Information Technology With An Emphasis In Cyber Security, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 105 days
    Duration
, AZ, | Online
If you are looking for a BS in Cyber Security, then this IT program with a cyber security emphasis from GCU exposes you to the relationships among cyber defense, cyber operations and cyber law. Acquire working knowledge of processes and goals of cyber forensics, and develop plans and strategies for security architectures. The emphasis culminates with an IT capstone project in cyber security.

About

Like a bachelors in cyber security, this IT program with a cyber security emphasis offers courses focused on cyber operations planning and execution, cybercrime and cyber law, as well as digital forensic investigations, security architecture, information assurance and secure system administration. This program trains you to problem solve using technology and computer programming, while also leveraging your own experience. A focus on applied, hands-on activities ensures you acquire the proper training to excel upon immediately entering the workforce in cyber security.

Students entering the bachelors in IT with an emphasis in cyber security degree program should be knowledgeable of algebra and common office software applications. The transfer-friendly program is designed for traditional, online or cohort students who want to acquire skills in various IT areas for entry-level positions focusing on cyber security, transition into a new career or prepare a portfolio of projects to strengthen job candidacy. You may be able to apply approved certifications to your degree program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      Online: 7 weeks Campus: 15 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cloud computing and its transformative impact on the IT industry
  • Planning and implementation of IT systems according to business realities and objectives
  • Information technology project management and object-related databases
  • Design, management and maintenance of virtual enterprise and datacenter infrastructure
  • Computer security, ethical hacking and cyber forensics investigations

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Campus: $8250 per semester

Online: $449 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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