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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell , Massachusetts ,United States

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

This certificate program is available to students who have an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems and related majors. Students should be familiar with the ?C’ programming language and have a math background that includes at least pre-calculus math, statistics and a first course in discrete structures. The certificate courses do not have pre-requisite requirements among themselves, and may be taken in any order.

Campus Information

Lowell

UMass Lowell is located in historic mill city of Lowell, Mass., 45-minutes north of Boston, at the intersections of Routes 495, 93 and 3. The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity, and a flair for festivals.

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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

3 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission Requirements:

  • Transcript showing proof of completion of an undergraduate BS or BA degree from an accredited institution
  • Mathematical experience to include a minimum of one semester of pre-calculus, one semester of discrete mathematics and one semester of statistics, or the equivalent experience
  • C programming proficiency, to include a minimum of one class of C programming and one class of data structures, or the equivalent experience
  • Approval of the Graduate Coordinator