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Computer Science - Cyber Security, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lakeland, FL, United States
The Computer Science degree program prepares you not only for careers in the $70 billion professional games industry, but also for related fields such as healthcare simulation, scientific visualization and other computing professions. 

Overview

Cyber Security

With the increasing footprint of businesses, the demand is increasing for individuals to help protect and monitor security measures against hackers and breaches. The cyber-security concentration focuses on information assurance and computer security and will provide you with hands-on experience designing systems and strategies for safeguarding information.

Students majoring in Computer Science learn the process of designing and developing computer systems – the hardware, software, networks and IT applications for carrying out tasks or solving business challenges. This broad field focuses on computers and telecommunications networks in managing, testing and improving the collection, storage, retrieval and transmission of information.

Information technologists, commonly known as IT professionals, have diverse roles that may include implementing networks, upgrading a company’s software or hardware, installing internal applications and building websites. IT professionals are key to operations in most business environments because of the growing reliance on high technology and the internet in the global economy.

Florida Poly’s Computer Science degree offers students a rigorous academic environment that is career-focused. The program offers hands-on learning and small class sizes while providing access to current and emerging technologies.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts and Methods for Engineering and Computer Science
  • Tiered Architecture and Solution Stack
  • Information Mapping, Visualization and Characterization
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Legal, Ethical, and Management Issues in Technology

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Test Score Requirements - FLORIDA POLY requires freshman applicants to submit official results of at least one college entrance exam (SAT or ACT)
  • Average Grade Point Average: 3.9 weighted, including any additional credit from: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced International Certificate of Education or, Honor courses completed in high school
  • Complete the International Admission application. ($30, non-refundable fee)
  • Complete the I-20 Application Form
  • Provide a copy of your passport
  • Provide proof of available funds to cover the cost of the first year of study (including miscellaneous expenses)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lakeland

  • 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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