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Cyber Security, BTech

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The Bachelor of Technology degree in Cyber Security at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology is designed to prepare you to enter the work force as an information security professional with a special emphasis in network and host security, secure programming, secure database applications, mobile device security, and cloud security. 
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Overview

From courses in security, to programming language sequences such as .NET, Java, and C++, this Cyber Security program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology will help you meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s information security industry. You will also receive a sound foundation in Web development, networking, and microcomputer systems. And in order to give you the hands-on experience employers are looking for, a full-semester internship is included.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate troubleshooting strategies with a variety of security problems.
  • Install and configure Web, database, file, and application servers.
  • Develop and implement effective security and disaster recovery systems and policies.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and procedures for security management.
  • Demonstrate effective research, planning, and security management of software updates and fixes.
  • Apply accumulated knowledge and skills in an actual industry environment.

Career

Organizations of all types and sizes need information technology professionals and emphasis on security has never been higher. The primary employment field includes security IT specialists, Virtual Private Network administrators, authentication specialists, database administrators, programmers, and system analysts. 

Due to the solid foundation in other areas, graduates will not be limited to these areas; thus, the job opportunities are wide and numerous.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Computer Programming 
  • Freshman Composition
  • Microcomputer Systems 
  • Literature Elective
  • College Algebra or Higher
  • Networking 
  • Introduction to Web Page Development
  • Statistical Methods & Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined reading/writing and math SAT score of 1080 or a composite ACT score of 21.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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