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Cybersecurity, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Center for Cybersecurity Education and Leadership at Montreat College provides guidance and oversight to our academic program, to the distribution of cyber defense information, and to collaborative efforts in cybersecurity with an emphasis on combining ethics, leadership, and liberal arts skills with technical proficiency.

Career

  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Architect
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Software Developer
  • Chief Information Security Officer/Director of Security
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Intrusion Detection Specialist
  • Computer Security Incident Responder
  • Source Code Auditor
  • Virus Technician
  • Vulnerability Assessor/Researcher
  • Penetration Tester
  • Malware Analyst
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Analyst
  • Cyber Forensics Investigator

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Business 
  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Fundamentals of Information Systems 
  • Principles of O.S. & Computer Hardware

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    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:

    6

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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

  • An application for admission
  • An official, translated transcript of the student’s secondary school record, showing a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.75. Montreal College requires that the applicant use a transcript translation and evaluation service 
  • Test scores: TOEFL, IELTS or iTEP scores* (for students for whom English is not their first language).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29212 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29212 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carolina Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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