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Network Security, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Tempe, AZ, United States
Offered by a technology college, University Of Advancing Technology  Network Security Bachelor of Science is a cyber security degree that prepares students to take on the ever evolving world of online theft and corruption of information. 
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Overview

Our cyber security degree combines essential and best of class elements of software and network programming and network security analysis. This leading edge cyber security degree is designed around the contemporary skills and advanced industry-standard tools associated with security for information network technology initiatives.

Graduates from the cyber security degree program will have developed the essential knowledge and tools to automate their own security processes through extensive training in network security programs and scripts. University Of Advancing Technology Network Security degree students will be taught to use critical thinking skills to research current and evolving cyber security trends. Students in the cyber security degree will also become experts in network security industry standards and regulations already defined as well as those that are still evolving.

Network Security Degree Objectives

  • Create a network infrastructure design communications document that includes identified hardware components, connections to outside world, identified physical layer connectivity (media) and addressing, including operational and security components in the design.
  • Install, configure and test security hardware and software tools with supporting documentation such as port scanners, vulnerability detection systems, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, system hardening, anti-virus tools, patch management, auditing and assessment.
  • Construct, implement and document a script or a program to automate a security-related process or other tasks such as installation, administration, management, mapping resources, logon scripts, patch management, updates, auditing, analysis and assessment.

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: 

  • Computer Forensic Essentials
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Security Essentials
  • Foundations of Network Engineering
  • Social Engineering

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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Ability to express yourself
  • Analytical, critical thinker
  • Aptitude in programming concepts
  • Desire to change the status quo
  • Most comfortable with geeky things
  • Passion for technology to protect and defend
  • Problem solver
  • Problem solving skills
  • Raw intelligence
  • Strong academic history
  • Support of family and friends
  • UAT is the clear choice for its distinctive education and best fit
  • Understands the significance of a prestigious technology education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tempe

  • 900 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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