EC-Council University has been ranked in the “Top 50 Master’s in Internet Security Degree Programs of 2021” by Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, May 03, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — The recent announcement of 2021’s Best Master’s in Internet Security Degree Programs named EC-Council University as one of the top 50 academic institutions, selected from 160 contenders across different categories. The list highlights curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment of the assessed colleges and universities.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Winter 2020 Salary Survey, a computer science major with a master’s degree is expected to have a starting salary of $11,474 higher than a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
The portal assigned EC-Council University an Intelligent Score of 83.17 out of 100, considering flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation associated with the existing programs. Intelligent.com affirms that the “students who pursue the programs listed in their top 50 can expect to gain employment much quicker in comparison to candidates without a degree.”
“Our research team found your program (EC-Council University’s Master of Science in Cyber Security program) to be the “Most Innovative” due to its flexibility and accessibility. Students can complete the course work on their own time and can access it from anywhere. Nowadays, that is a necessity,” said Jase Beard, Communications Manager at Intelligent.com.
“We are proud to be recognized as the Top 50 Master’s in Internet Security Degree and our master’s degree as the ‘Most Innovative Online Program of 2021,'” says EC-Council University President Lata Bavisi. “For us, this means that our vision and initiative to create cutting-edge content, maintaining currency in this fast-paced environment, and building cybersecurity programs dedicated to each vertical of the industry has been acknowledged. We appreciate that the effort and hard work of our team at ECCU have been assessed and awarded as one of the best master’s programs in the industry.”
About EC-Council University
EC-Council University is dedicated to creating superior educational programs in the discipline of cybersecurity. These programs will equip graduates with the knowledge to assess the latest IT security risks and the expert skills to handle them successfully. The University offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security (BSCS) gives students the required exposure, builds cybersecurity skills, and develops leadership abilities that help candidates grow as a cybersecurity professional. Upon graduation from the Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS), ECCU graduates enter the workforce as experts able to apply domain knowledge to stay ahead of the competition.
ECCU is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education, and is also an acknowledged member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
ECCU employs industry practitioners as faculty members who also serve as mentors for the students when they pursue careers in cybersecurity. The iLabs activities offered by ECCU help cybersecurity students in gaining hands-on knowledge that they later apply in their prospective careers.
Intelligent.com is an online magazine that helps students make informed decisions about higher education programs with their unbiased rankings. The website assists students with curated guides to decide which degree colleges are the right choice for them. They have detailed, user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings to push students in the right direction. To learn more, please visit https://www.intelligent.com/.
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