What will I learn?

The concentration in Cybersecurity & Networking enhances your MS in Information Systems & Technology with specialized skills that enable you to help organizations prepare for and prevent devastating cyber attacks.

In today’s interconnected world, cybersecurity risks are real and attacks are increasingly exponential. The rapidly changing domain of information and technology has given rise to a new paradigm of cyber attacks on a global, epidemic scale. The industry-focused Cybersecurity & Networking concentration provides you with fresh perspectives on cyber threats, hacker motivations, modern attack patterns, and next-generation mitigation solutions. You will undertake technically driven, collaborative research with faculty members who have distinguished careers as IS&T and cybersecurity scholars and practitioners. In an evolving cyber risk landscape, you’ll develop the skills to help businesses and organizations prepare for cyber attacks, which can result in significant expenses for the affected enterprises.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Well-equipped research clinics and laboratories enable you to work directly on applied and academic research, including the IDEA Lab, Intelligent Systems Lab, and more.
Our GIS Club convenes students and professionals interested in geographic information systems (GIS) and informs the local community about the latest GIS workshops and conferences.

Which department am I in?

Center for Information Systems and Technology

Study options

Full Time (1-1.5 years)

Tuition fees
USD $2,000 per unit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

5 July 2020

Start date

1 September 2020

Venue

Center for Information Systems and Technology

150 E. 10TH ST,

CLAREMONT,

California,

91711, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

CGU requires applicants to submit proof of a completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The school also requires a minimum standard of a B average in undergraduate coursework (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).

For international students

CGU requires applicants to submit proof of a completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The school also requires a minimum standard of a B average in undergraduate coursework (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).

A minimum TOEFL score of 95 iBT, or a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 with no sub-score lower than 6.5, is required for direct-entry admission. Admitted students who score below 95 iBT on the TOEFL, or below 7.0 on the IELTS, will be required to successfully complete ISP (earning a grade of B or higher in each required ISP course) prior to beginning their degree programs.

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About this uni

Being part of the reputable Claremont Colleges, students at CGU enjoy access to superior resources and services.

  • A pioneer in higher education
  • Offers students industry-specific courses
  • CGU faculty are widely recognized as leaders in their fields
  • All students are considered for merit-based fellowships