The AUS Cybersecurity program aims to equip learners with practical hands-on techniques and leadership skills to navigate the ever-evolving challenges faced in the world of cybersecurity.
The courses are developed with sound industry knowledge in mind and pulled from industry applicable books of knowledge with topics including ethical aspects of cybersecurity, security risk assessment, countermeasures, incidents, and proactive responses. Through these topics, our learners can build sound skills practical skills on risk analysis and management, cryptography, vulnerability identification, prioritization, classification, and remediation, user access lifecycle management, endpoint and network security utilities, service continuity management, regulatory and non-regulatory security audits, security governance, and metrics reporting.
This one-year advanced diploma program will provide students with the foundational information security (InfoSec) skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the IT security industry. Through hands-on laboratory activities, case study analyses, and research projects, students will enhance their information security understanding and develop their interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
To fit in with busy schedules, the program is available 100% online or in a traditional in-class format (full-time or part-time) with September, January, or May admissions.
Our students are given the option to specialize in a functional area of cybersecurity including Information Security Management, Security Architecture & Engineering, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Forensics, Identity and Access Management, and Cloud Infrastructure Security.
Students can choose to pursue an Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security, with specialization in:
AUS’s Diploma in Cybersecurity has the unique ability to allow students to join our program and walk away with a Diplomas and multiple industry-recognized certifications.
All our faculty members are highly qualified, industry-certified, and experienced Academics.
The admission requirements for the BSc in cybersecurity at AUS include:
Tuition: US$3,250 per semester.
Number of Semesters Per Year: 3
Part-Time Students: (Students enrolled in less than 10 credit hours/units per semester): US$250 / credit
Application Fee: US$50
Enrollment Fee: US$500
Student Government Fee: US$50 / semester
Examination Fee: US$100 / semester
Within one week of a completed application file, including all necessary documents is received; an admissions counselor will schedule an interview to be done either over the telephone or personally at our campus in St Vincent. Applicants are advised that being granted an interview is not a guarantee of acceptance.
To evaluate the applicant regarding his or her:
Following the Admissions Committee interview, the student will be notified of their admission status within one week. After receipt of the acceptance letter, the student is required to acknowledge their intention by returning the acceptance response form included with their acceptance letter, as well as mail the seat deposit fee to our Admissions Office within one week or by the deadline stated in the acceptance letter. This deposit will be credited towards the first-semester tuition fees when the student matriculates. The deposit will not be refunded if the student rescinds his or her acceptance.