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Information Systems Security, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, IL, United States| Online
In the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security, housed in the Department of Computer Science, students will learn the fundamentals of information security including design and implementation of secure systems, security assessment, and computer security ethics. 
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Overview

tudents will utilize a variety of cutting edge technologies and labs in many hands-on learning activities. Following completion of the B.S. in Information Systems Security degree students will:

  • exhibit understanding of the crucial concepts of information systems security;
  • demonstrate and communicate best security practices and ethics; and
  • be able to design and implement secure systems. The B.S. in ISS will be offered in both on-ground and online formats.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Programming Languages
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Foundations of Network Security and Information Assurance
  • Network Security & Computer Ethics
  • Systems Security and Information Assurance Capstone

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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

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

  • College preparatory curricula and academic course work
  • Standardized test scores, grade point average (GPA), and class rank
  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    286 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 286 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour:  $286.25
  • Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour:  $598.25

Living costs for Springfield

  • 1100 - 1500 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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