Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Application fee: $40
Full-time
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: $27,990
Domestic tuition: $27,990

Program overview

The University of Tampa’s major in cybersecurity is a cutting-edge program that teaches students to protect the confidentiality, availability and integrity of information and information systems that support modern organizations. Students receive a comprehensive education that focuses on both the fundamentals of information systems as well as advanced topics in areas such as network security, cryptography, risk management, security governance, business continuity, security architecture, physical security and critical infrastructures. A minor in cybersecurity and a master's in cybersecurity are also offered. A key feature of UT’s cybersecurity major is that it prepares students for professional security certifications and designation, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. The program also gives students extensive hands-on experience using industry standard tools in a modern cybersecurity lab. Topics of Study: Application development Network and Cloud infrastructures Information security principles Information security standards, risk management and compliance Network security and cryptography Physical and operational security Ethical hacking Cybersecurity capstone

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Official transcripts of all secondary school coursework and grades translated in English (“Official” means that you must request your school to send transcripts directly to the UT admissions office. If that is impossible, send copies that have been certified by your school as “true copies” of the originals after they are copied. An official at your school should sign the document as “true copy of original.”) Essay written in English A recommendation written by a counselor, teacher or headmaster. English Language Requirements: TOEFL: minimum acceptable score is 550 or 213 (computer based) or 79 (Internet based) exam. IELTS: International English Language Testing System – minimum grade of 6.5. DuoLingo: minimum acceptable score is 105.

Career opportunities

Demand for certified security professionals is expected to rise as global commerce and modern society becomes increasingly dependent on information systems and related technologies. According to the U.S. News and World Report and the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report, the average salaries nationally are $91,210, and there is a worldwide shortage of information security professionals at 1 million openings, even as cyberattacks and data breaches increase each year. UT’s innovative program prepares students to be leaders in the growing cybersecurity field and employed by prominent organizations worldwide.

Campus location

Tampa , United States

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