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EC-Council University (ECCU), headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA helps create skilled information security professionals. The university is built on the recognition of its parent corporation, The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, which is a recognized leader in credentialing cybersecurity professionals. Since its incorporation, EC-Council University has dedicatedly provided superior educational programs to train and equip graduates and degree-holders to lead the security industry by handling the challenges strategically.

ECCU offers distance education programs in cybersecurity, with sheer excellence in teaching and research.

“We aspire our students to be the future cybersecurity leaders and take the world to a more secure society.”

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Goals of EC-Council University:

  • ECCU strives to ensure excellence in Information Security and Assurance education.
  • To strengthen institutional effectiveness and maintain a high level of integrity.
  • Develop and engage students through high-quality learning standards.

EC-Council University Accreditations:

EC-Council University is accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

EC-Council University Programs

Inspired by Bloom’s Taxonomy of Thinking, the objective of the programs at ECCU is to identify the learning requirements, understand and enable students to present their learnings practically. ECCU’s programs include –
  1. Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security (BSCS)
  2. Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS)
  3. Graduate Certification Program
  4. Non-Degree

The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program prepares students to obtain knowledge for careers in cybersecurity and assurance. The cyber security program consists of topical areas dealing with cybersecurity management, incident response, and security threat assessment, which requires students to be creators of knowledge and inventors of processes, not merely users of information. Additionally, students will receive instruction in leadership and management in preparation for becoming managers and directors.

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Bachelors1. Proof of Associate’s degree or 60+ credits of college credit 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 61 or above, IELTS – 6.0 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Proof of high school diploma or foreign equivalent 6. CGPA of 2.0 7. Completed a college level English and Math class with a grade of C or higher2 Years
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $28,665; Region 2: $24,525; Region 3: $20,565Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

“The Security Analyst specialization focuses on testing methods and techniques to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of a company’s infrastructure while providing application and network-based security vulnerability assessments, pen testing, securing wireless networks including authentication, authorization, and encryption in accordance with industry-accepted methods and protocols.

By specializing as a Security Analyst, you will be trained in various domains, through specialized online ethical hacking and penetration testing courses.”

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Masters1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $20, 440; Region 2: $18,028; Region 3: $15,580Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

“The Cloud Security Architect specialization focuses on planning, analyzing, designing, configuring, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting an organization’s on-premise and cloud security infrastructure.

The Cloud Security Architect specialization trains you to harden enterprise architecture and cloud architecture from the most advanced attacks and secure programming practices to overcome these inherent drawbacks to pre-empt bugs from the code, and designing and implementing cloud security.”

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Masters1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $19, 440; Region 2: $17,028; Region 3: $14,580Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

The Digital Forensic specialization focuses on demonstrating the required skill set of a Computer Forensic Investigator. Through this specialization, you will learn the various aspects of digital forensics, including investigating network intrusions and mobile forensics. With this specialization, you would qualify as a Digital Forensic Investigator with the government at any level, as well as a private industry, both on or leading an incident response team.

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Masters1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $19, 440; Region 2: $17,028; Region 3: $14,580Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

“The Incident Management and Business Continuity specialization focuses on handling and responding to various security incidents, identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent information failure risks.

In this cybersecurity masters degree specialization, you will be trained on incident handling, disaster recovery, business continuity, and much more.”

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Masters1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $19, 440; Region 2: $17,028; Region 3: $14,580Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

“The Executive Leadership in Information Assurance specialization focuses on providing the fundamental skills that are required to understand global leadership concepts, bringing together all the components required for a C-Level information security position, and providing students with the knowledge of how to manage IT security projects to enhance the success rate for both organizations and IT managers. This specialization mostly leads individuals to assume the position of CISO and even CTO at companies.

In this information security masters specialization, you will be trained in global business leadership, executive governance and management, and project management in IT security.”

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Masters1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $20, 440; Region 2: $18,028; Region 3: $15,580Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for Cyber Security professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. Each certificate targets skills and understandings specific to particular roles in the IT security framework of an organization. The certificates can be taken singly or as multiples up to a set of five–each building across knowledge domains from IT practitioner skill levels to IT executive skill levels. Our Programs: 1. Information Security Professional 2. Security Analyst 3. Enterprise Security Architect 4. Digital Forensics 5. Incident Management and Business Continuity 6. Executive Leadership in Information Assurance

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Graduate Certificate1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more 3 to 9 months
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Region 1: $3925, Region 2: $3724, Region 3: $3520Online

6th Jan 2020, 6th April 2020, 6th July 2020, 5th Oct 2020

Students looking to improve their professional or personal development without having to fulfill degree requirements are welcome to apply as non-degree students. The Non-Degree Status is designed for scholars from across the world looking to take a specific course or courses from ECCU’s Bachelors or Masters degree programs. A maximum of two courses maybe taken in non-degree status.

Course TypeEligibilityCourse Duration
Non-Degree1. Proof of Bachelor degree 2. Official identification 3. English proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550 or above, TOEFL IBT – 71 or above, IELTS – 6.5 or above) 4. 18 years or above 5. Official evaluation of international credits 6. CGPA of 2.5 or more3 months/ 12 weeks
FeesCourse LocationIntakes
Master/Grad Courses: Region 1: $20, 440; Region 2: $18,028; Region 3: $15,580
Bachelor/ Under Grad Courses: Region 1: $27,900 + additional; Region 2: $23,760 + additional; Region 3: 19,800 + additional
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Why EC-Council University?

  • Study at an American accredited university.
  • Interact and network with professionals from different parts of the world.
  • Prepare you for a leadership career in cybersecurity through world-class education.
  • Faculty members represent real-world experience to help students frame a buoyant career in cybersecurity.
  • All the courses are online and are trainer-led. It is a time-saving and easy learning option for working students.
  • ECCU grants access to iLabs to encourage students to practice in real-life scenarios.
  • The programs are hands-on with more dedicated lab practices.
  • Students and faculty are recognized for exceptional efforts in academics, service, talent, and skills to the university and cybersecurity community at large.
  • You can earn up to four industry-recognized EC-Council certificates along with your degree.

Get in touch with one of our consultants and learn more about studying Cybersecurity at EC-Council!

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