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VALUES WOMEN

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$2,000 scholarship

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JOIN AN INDUSTRY
THAT VALUES WOMEN

Apply for a degree today and
get a $2,000 scholarship

Talk to our Admissions Advisor

5 Reasons Why Women Should Join the
Cybersecurity Industry

Job Security

Over 3.5 million openings
in the cybersecurity sector

High Pay

The average salary of a
cybersecurity specialist
is $116,000

Finance

Various scholarships and
incentives
for women
available

Diversity

Companies are consciously
building a diverse workforce

Opportunity

20% of Fortune 500 CISOs are
women, your turn soon!

Key Points to Note

Why ECCU?

EC-Council University is dedicated to creating superior educational programs in the discipline of cybersecurity. The programs will equip graduates with the knowledge to assess the latest IT security risks and expert skills to handle them successfully. The university offers bachelor’s and master’s programs. The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (BSCS) gives required exposure, builds cybersecurity skills, and develops leadership abilities that help any candidate to grow as a cybersecurity professional. Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCS) makes you an expert in desired skills and helps you in gaining domain knowledge to stand ahead in the competition.

ECCU has industry practitioners as faculty members who also serve as mentors for the students when they aspire to get into cybersecurity. The iLabs facility from the university helps in gaining hands-on practice for students.

Our Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is an online program that will pave the way for a career in cybersecurity and assurance. The coursework is available to the students as per their flexibility – anytime, anywhere.

Key Takeaways:
  • The program focuses on both academic rigour and developing practical skill sets that attempts to mould individuals to become industry ready
  • Program includes industry certifications aimed at arming individuals with practical skill sets to ensure they are industry ready.
  • Learn systematic and creative problem-solving techniques using principles of critical thinking.

Upon completion of the program, students will graduate with a Bachelors
degree and seven industry recognised certifications included in the program.
Namely – Certified Network Defender, Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation, Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst, Certified SOC Analyst, TestOut Security PRO, TestOut Linux PRO.

*Up to 7 certifications can be earned. This is dependant on successful completion of the exams.

Average Salary of BSCS holders
As per Payscale, the average salary of a cybersecurity professional in the United States with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree is $69,000. These salaries range between $55,000 to $83,000, depending on one’s job role and capabilities.
Job Prospects after a Bachelors in Cybersecurity Degree

  • Security Analyst
  • Security Architect
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Systems Administrator
  • Network Security Engineer/ Analyst
  • Risk/ Vulnerability Analyst
  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Network Defender
  • Computer Network Defense Analyst
  • Web Application Security Engineer
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Digital Forensic Examiner

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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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