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      Key Facts

      Mode of Study:
      100% Online

      New Term Begins:

      5th July, 2022

      Medium of Instruction:
      English

      Our Programs

      ECCU’s Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) program prepares professionals to assume cybersecurity and information 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 and inventors of processes. The Masters programs focus on developing the necessary skill sets needed to become job ready.

      MSCS Specializations:

      MSCS in Security Analyst

      • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
      • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
      • Licensed Penetration Tester (L|PT)

      MSCS in Cloud Security Architect

      • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
      • EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (E|CSP)

      MSCS in Digital Forensics

      • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
      • Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI)

      MSCS in Incident Management & Business Continuity

      • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
      • EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional
      • EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (E|CIH)

      MSCS in Executive Leadership in Information Assurance

      • Certified Network Defender (C|ND)
      • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)
      • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)


      At the end of their respective programs, students will be able to attain up to 4-industry-recognized certifications from EC-Council depending on their chosen specialization. This is dependant on successful completion of the exams

      Average salary of MSCS holders
      As per, Payscale, the average salary of a cybersecurity professional in the United States with a Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree is $85,000. These salaries range between $72,000 to $118,000, depending on one’s job role and capabilities.
      Job Prospects after a Masters in Cybersecurity Degree

      • Information Security Manager/Specialist
      • Risk/Vulnerability Analyst/Manager
      • Information Security Analyst
      • Penetration Tester
      • Security Architect
      • Computer Network Defender
      • Application Security Engineer/Manager
      • Cloud Security Architect
      • Systems Security Analyst
      • Cyber Defense Analyst
      • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst
      • Chief Information Security Officer
      • Chief Security Officer

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      Accreditations & Recognitions

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      accredited online cyber security degree
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