Phoenix, AZ, United States| Online
If you are looking for a BS in Cyber Security, then the Information Technology With An Emphasis In Cybersecurity program at the Grand Canyon University 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. 
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Like a bachelors in cyber security, the Information Technology With An Emphasis In Cybersecurity program at the Grand Canyon University 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. 

Education

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 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

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

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Campus: $8,250 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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Information Technology With An Emphasis In Cybersecurity
Visit programme website

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?