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Description of Computing Security MS
Computing Security MS - Rochester Institute of Technology
This MSc in computing security covers all aspects in computing disciplines needed for an understanding of the critical importance of building security and survivability into the hardware and software of computing systems.
The computing security masters program gives students an understanding of the technological and ethical roles of computing security in today's society and its importance across the breadth of computing disciplines.
Students can develop a specialization in one of several security-related areas by selecting technical electives under the guidance of a their adviser. The program enables students to develop a strong theoretical and practical foundation in secure computing, preparing them for leadership positions in both the private and public sectors of the computing security industry, for academic or research careers in computing security, or to pursue a more advanced degree in a computing discipline.
Plan of study
The program is designed for students who have an undergraduate computing degree in an area such as computing security, computer science, information technology, networking, or software engineering, as well as those who have a strong background in a field in which computers are applied, such as computer or electrical engineering.
The curriculum consists of three required core courses, up to 6 technical electives (depending on the capstone option chosen), and a capstone thesis, project, or capstone course for a total of 30 semester credit hours.
- Bachelor's degree required. Program is designed for students who have an undergraduate computing degree in an area such as computing security, computer science, information technology, networking, or software engineering, as well as those who have a strong background in a field in which computers are applied, such as computer or electrical engineering.
Degree & diploma
Master of Science in Computing Security
Tuition & fees
Full-time tuition = $40,426 for one school year (2 semesters)
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Rochester Institute of Technology
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Location & accommodation
Rochester, United States of America
Rochester, located in the state of New York, is a dynamic city, and home to over one million people - large enough to provide the dining and night life opportunities you might expect in a bigger city, yet small and friendly enough to be inviting and accessible. In Rochester you’ll find everything from high-tech industry, to history & culture, entertainment and recreation. RIT’s...
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