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Computer Science: Cybersecurity - ASc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Associate
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    6,892 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,892 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, September

Program Overview

What Mohawk Valley Community College says about their program:
"This program combines the study of criminal justice and computer-technology to address current needs in the cybersecurity field. It prepares students to identify vulnerabilities and threats that affect corporate and government computer networks; to protect critical information in cyberspace; and to effectively design, implement, and support security policies for a large scale enterprise network. Students examine a wide variety of security analysis/defensive tools and concepts and then attempt to circumvent them. This program prepares students to transfer to upper-division Cybersecurity programs or assume entry-level positions in the Cybersecurity Industry."

Admissions requirements

Students will be fully admitted into college-level coursework if they submit one of the following scores:

  • TOEFL PBT

    500

  • Computer-based TOEFL

    173

  • TOEFL iBT

    61

  • IELTS

    5.5

  • Duolingo English Test

    90

Scores on standardized tests are valid for two years, so the test date must not exceed two years prior to the date of admission.

For admission to a program at the College, undergraduates will need to do the following:

  • Show proof of your completion of high school or its equivalent in your home country
  • Submit official documents showing proof of high school completion
  • If you have also completed studies past high school or its equivalent, please submit all official documents

Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions process.

Fees and funding

Available for Freshman who will be living in the dormitories:

Mike Briggs Scholarship

$1,000 as tuition credit, books and fees only (for each semester), less aid.

Preference is given to students residing out-of-county in keeping with Mr. Briggs’ interest in helping to promote a diverse student body

  1. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better
  2. Must be studying full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours)
  3. Incoming freshmen or freshman-eligible transfers
  4. Preference students with exceptional extracurricular activities
  5. Preference to students planning to live in the dorms

Sodexo/MVCC Foundation Meal Plan Scholarship

This award provides two incoming, full-time students with 19 meals per week in the MVCC Dining Hall for one semester of their freshman year.

  1. Must have maintained at least a 2.0 GPA high school average
  2. They are selected on the basis of their participation in student and/or community activities prior to admission to MVCC
  3. Must complete and submit this application with a high school transcript and a letter of recommendation

Visa requirements for Mohawk Valley Community College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements