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University of South Florida

College of Graduate Studies

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / College of Graduate Studies is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Cybersecurity Digital forensics
Master of Science (MS) Cybersecurity Computer security fundamentals
Master of Science (MS) Cybersecurity Information assurance
Master of Science (MS) Cybersecurity Cyber intelligence

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 112

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
77
Accepted
61
Enrolled
66%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcripts with confirmation that applicant has received bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university; 250-500 word essay in which student describes academic and professional background, reasons for pursuing degree, and professional goals pertaining to cybersecurity; two letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

246
Total Graduate Students
67%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.07%
Black or African American 13.82%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 4.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 2.03%
Unknown 3.25%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

1
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Integrated neuroscience, diabetes, sustainability of populations/environment, drug design and delivery, marine science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
851,732

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Dwayne Smith
Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies
Email: mdsmith8@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-7359
Fax: 813-974-5762