BS in Cybersecurity

DePaul University-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,768

Course Accredited By

HLC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 14% scholarship
In our Cybersecurity program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of information security, security infrastructure design and implementation, computer forensics, risk assessment and the impact of security requirements on business operations.
Throughout your cybersecurity degree coursework, you’ll learn to design, implement and manage various security infrastructure components. You’ll gain real-world experience by using DePaul’s state-of-the-art Security Laboratory, which includes multi-vendor firewalls, virtual private networks (VPN), intrusion detection and prevention systems, routers, switches, security scanners and event correlation systems.

DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) is located in downtown Chicago, in the heart of the city’s technology and business districts, providing you many opportunities to work professionally with leading companies in the fast-growing cybersecurity field. Many CDM faculty members are working professionals, allowing you to learn firsthand from leaders in the industry.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

 Entry requirements
 Undergraduate
 Standard GPP: 3-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 68 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 48-52
  • Pearson Versant 65-68 (no subscore below 42)
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 95/120; 115/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 44 credits toward degree

Extended GPP: 4-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 55 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42-47
  • Pearson Versant 61-64 (no subscore below 37)
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Extended Plus GGP: 5-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 37-41
  • Pearson Versant 58-60 (no subscore below 35)
  • Duolingo 80
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 1-Quarter Extended Plus GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 40 overall
  • IELTS 4.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 30-36
  • Pearson Versant 47-57
  • Duolingo 70
  • Gao Kao English Below 77/120; Below 99/150
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree


   Pre-Sessional English: 2-Quarter Extended Plus GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 32 overall
  • IELTS 3.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 36-46
  • Duolingo 65
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.5, B- or better average ESL courses, and C or better average in WRD 103X and WRD 104X
  • Undergraduate GGP: 2.5 for College of Business and College of Education; 2.3 for all other major
    Up to 46 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 53
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission: 2.75
    *Semester= 4Months
    Our team will assist you further.

Course Requirements
Acc 101 Introduction To Accounting I 4
Or Fin 290 Finance For Non-Business Majors
Or Csec 388 Security Testing And Assessment (Formerly Cns 388)
Csec 228 Legal, Ethical And Social Issues In Information Security (Formerly Cns 228) 4
Csec 320 Computer Forensic And Incident Response (Formerly Cns 320) 4
Csec 340 Fundamentals Of Information Assurance (Formerly Cns 340) 4
Csec 378 Host Based Security (Formerly Cns 378) 4
Csec 394 Information Systems Security Engineering I (Formerly Cns 394) 4
Csec 395 Information Systems Security Engineering Ii (Formerly Cns 395) 4
Csc 233 Codes And Ciphers 4
Or Csc 333 Cryptology
Csc 241 Introduction To Computer Science I 1 4
Csc 242 Introduction To Computer Science Ii 4
Csc 300 Data Structures I 4
Csc 301 Data Structures Ii 4
Csc 355 Database Systems 4
Csc 373 Computer Systems I 4
Csc 374 Computer Systems Ii 4
It 263 Applied Networks And Security 4
Mat 140 Discrete Mathematics I 4
Orgc 201 Business And Professional Communication 4
Net 363 Introduction To Local Area Networks (Formerly Tdc 363) 4
Net 365 Network Interconnection Technologies (Formerly Tdc 365) 4
Net 377 Fundamentals Of Network Security (Formerly Tdc 377) 4
Net 379 Telecommunication And Network Security Practicum (Formerly Tdc 379) 4
Select Eight (8) Credit Hours Of Major Electives 8
Major Electives Can Be Chosen From The Following: 
Any 300-Level Csec, Net, Csc, Se, Is Or It Courses
Csc 281
Workshop: Java For Programmers 
Csc 282
Workshop: Linux For Programmers

Undergraduate Extended Plus GGP (5 quarter) $53,410

 Extended GGP (4 quarter) $49,596

 Standard GGP (3 quarter) $43,230 

Pre-Sessional English (1-2 Quarters) $3,703 per quarter 

Direct Admit $41,768 ($43,068 for Music and Theatre)

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $17,437 - $29,123

 Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship available upto $15,000 

Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarships available upto $23000

 *Direct Admission Scholarship is available in each year.

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