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Computer Science - Cyber Security, B.Sc. & M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States
The Computer Science - Cyber Security program of Saint Leo University is designed for students interested in working in the computer technology industry, developing commercial and industrial applications or computer models used in scientific or engineering research.
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Overview

The Computer Science - Cyber Security program of Saint Leo University satisfies the dual needs of preparing graduates to (1) fill the need for information security and assurance professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities to protect the information systems of different types of organizations, and to support the nation's information infrastructure and (2) conducting advanced research and in information security and assurance. Students develop core competencies in operating systems and networks. They focus on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures; database security; software applications security; security policies; applications security; network and distributed systems security; cryptography; and security protocols.

Students who join the Computer Science 3+1 Accelerated Degree Program will enjoy all of the benefits afforded by studing at Saint Leo's Donald R. Tapia College of Business, including:

  • No entrance exams required for the graduate portion
  • Preferential admission to the graduate program
  • Gaining a competitive edge over their peers, graduating with two high-value degrees in less time
  • Ability to enter the workforce earlier, armed with an advanced degree that will likely increase career opportunities and earning potential
  • Savings by reducing the amount of tuition, fees and housing costs necessary to earn both degrees

What can you do with a Computer Science/Cyber Security degree?

Typical career paths for graduates include:
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Web Developer
  • System Software Developer
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Integrator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Administrator

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:
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Technology and Project Management
  • Database Concepts and Programming
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Cybersecurity Orientation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values.
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency.
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport.
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 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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