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Ferris Online Information Security and Intelligence

Information Security & Intelligence

Cybersecurity

Ferris State University has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon, and Fortune 500 companies to develop the only ABET accredited fully online cybersecurity program in the country. The Ferris Information Security and Intelligence program is recognized as a National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and a Center of Digital Forensic Academic Excellence by the Department of Defense and Air Force Cyber Command.

At Ferris, you will build the information security skills you need to protect critical systems of all sizes and prepare for new threats. Accelerate your career in fast-growing areas such as digital forensics and penetration testing (ethical hacking).

You will also work side-by-side with our highly respected faculty to become an expert in the field of intelligence. You will be ready for a career in data analytics, database administration, project management, and other areas.

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Online and On your schedule

Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. The online option isn’t just traditional classes with an internet spin. It is web-native, built specifically for the online learning environment by our industry expert faculty and course designers. Engage in lectures and collaborate with your peers and instructors wherever you are.

You also have the option to complete this program in-person at our main campus Big Rapids for a unique hands-on learning experience.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Information Security and Intelligence program, you must have the following:

  •  Freshman Admission Requirements
    • 3.0 High School GPA

    Math Test Scores:

    • SAT Math Score of 550 or higher OR an ACT Math Score of 22 or higher

    Submit a 750 - 1,000 word essay to [email protected] that addresses the following:

    • Who you are and why you desire admission to the ISI program.
    • A description of a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution, or experience.
    • A description of someone that influenced you and why.
  •  Transfer Admission Requirements
    • Combined college or university GPA of 3.0 from all institutions attended. GPA based on completion of 24 credit hours or more. Developmental courses will not be considered in computing the GPA requirement.
    • Completion of transfer equivalency for FSU's MATH 114/115 with a grade of "C" or higher (this does not include FSU's equivalent of MATH 117) or a ACT Math score of 22 or higher or SAT Math score of 550 or higher.

    Submit a 750 - 1,000 word essay to the [email protected] that addresses the following:

    • Who you are and why you desire admission to ISI program
    • A description of a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution, or experience
    • A description of someone that influenced you and why

 

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