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If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

If you are submitting your application online, you can pay the Registration Fee online using either a debit or credit card (otherwise it can be paid by credit or card over the phone, among other options). Applications can only be processed once the Registration Fee has been paid.

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The Master of Security Science (MSS) Program prepares Information Technology professionals to assume information security and assurance leadership roles in corporations, agencies and organizations. A curriculum rich in computer security management, IT security threat assessment, incident response, organizational management and behavior, and leadership, challenges students to become creators of knowledge, inventors of processes and leaders of others.

The program is designed for both newcomers to the field seeking advanced knowledge and seasoned professionals interested in either specialization or career advancement. Thirty-six credit hours are required for graduation.

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A set of core courses (link to course list) provides the necessary skills in Information Assurance, organizational structure and behavior, research, and writing. Areas of emphasis in management and Information Assurance allow students to choose courses that meet their individual goals, interests and career needs.

Program Objectives:Course StructureAdmission Requirements:Mode of Study:Award:
Program Objectives:

Developed from a learning model based on Bloom’s Taxonomy, the Master of Security Science program educational objectives identify what students should learn, understand, and be able to do as a result of their studies with EC-Council University.

  • The application of technical strategies, tools and techniques to secure data and information for a client or customer.
  • The adherence to a high standard of ethical behavior.
  • The use of research in both established venues and innovative applications to expand the body of knowledge in information assurance.
  • The application of critical thinking to creatively and systematically solve the problems and meet the challenges of the ever-changing environments of cyber security.
  • The mastery of the skills necessary to move into leadership roles in companies, agencies, divisions and departments.
Course Structure:

The courses are presented in 10-week terms and consist of assigned readings, threaded discussions, case studies, written analysis, research projects and examinations.

Students must be prepared to spend 13 to 15 hours in study a week to complete the work. ECCU encourages regular and frequent student-faculty interaction via internet. Syllabi and grading rubrics clearly set out the course requirements, expectations and timelines, and students are kept abreast of their progress in the course through the MyECCUNI Online Learning Management System.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants for admission must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a TOEFL score of 550 or better, or proof of English competency.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit our Admission page.

Mode of Study:

The MSS program is offered 100% online, allowing students to complete course work in a time frame that fits each person’s individual schedule. This also requires that the student has the appropriate kinds of technology and connectivity to sustain constant participation in class activities.

Award:

The Master of Security Science degree will be awarded by EC-Council University upon successful completion of all degree requirements.

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