EC-Council University

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Large

  • Tuition

    $1,000 - $10,000 Year

  • Affiliation

    Private

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    No

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Cyber Security

  • Setting

    Online

  • Accreditation and Certification

    DEAC

  • Type of Housing

    No housing available

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 60+, IELTS: Band 6+

  • Social Media

EC-Council University 

EC-Council University (ECCU) is the creator of superior educational programs, which enables its graduates to face today’s sophisticated IT security risks. The university is committed to building leaders for the cybersecurity industry who can strategically handle real-world challenges. ECCU imitates the strengths of its parent corporation, The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, internationally known as EC-Council. The parent organization is a leading IT training, and credentialing body specialized in Information Security and Assurance.

Why ECCU?

  • ECCU courses prepare students for leadership roles in cybersecurity, while covering all technical aspects as well.
  • The faculty solely constitutes of experts from the industry, who bring their personal real-world experience.
  • The programs focus on a practical learning approach, allowing students to gain hands-on experience.
  • The online aspect makes it easy for those who are looking for flexible study hours.
  • Students can also attain upto four industry-recognized credentials through the degree programs.
  • Earn a degree from an American accredited online university.

History

EC-Council University (ECCU) was founded in 2003 by Jay Bavisi; the Chairperson of the Board. In 2006, it got licensed by the New Mexico Higher Education Department. The university is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This educational institute is dedicated to reducing the increasing cybersecurity skills gap by producing efficient information security professionals.

ECCU firmly believes that security professionals should not limit their learnings to gaining technical skills only, but must also be educated and trained to step into managerial and executive roles in their organizations. The same belief laid the foundation of the Master of Science in Cyber Security program and the Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program.

Education

EC-Council University helps its candidates attain their full potential and train them to become cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow. The institution is based on four primary pillars:

  • Technology Revolution - Preparing students to be adaptive of new waves of technology.
  • Learn Anytime, Anywhere - Building a flexible platform.
  • Fresh and Relevant Courses – Creating practical courses that allow students to solve real-world challenges.
  • Professional Faculty – Bringing in experts of the industry who are ready to share their personal experiences.

Accreditation

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).

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EC-Council University

EC-Council University
101 C Sun Ave NE
Albuquerque NM 87109
P: 1+ (505) 341-3228
Bachelor Degree
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Forensic Science
  • Information Technology
  • STEM
Certificate/Short Term
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Online Certificate Program
  • STEM
Summer
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
Masters
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Forensic Science
  • Information Technology
  • STEM
2yr/Community College
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • STEM

Intake dates:

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

Online (Flexible with Hands-On Experience)

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

2 Years

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.

  • Proof of Associate's degree or 60+ credits of college credit
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 61 or above, IELTS - 6.0 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Proof of high school diploma or foreign equivalent
  • CGPA of 2.0
  • Completed a college level English and Math class with a grade of C or higher

Region 1: $28,665
Region 2: $24,525
Region 3: $20,565

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security - Security Analyst Specialization

2 Years – 12-week terms (4 per year)

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $20, 440
Region 2: $18,028
Region 3: $15,580

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security - Cloud Security Architect Specialization

2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $19, 440
Region 2: $17,028
Region 3: $14,580

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security - Digital Forensics Specialization

2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $19, 440
Region 2: $17,028
Region 3: $14,580

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security - Incident Management & Business Continuity Specialization

2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $19, 440
Region 2: $17,028
Region 3: $14,580

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security - Executive Leadership in Information Assurance Specialization

2 Years – 12 week terms (4 per year)

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $20, 440
Region 2: $18,028
Region 3: $15,580

 


Online

Graduate Certificate Programs

3 to 9 months

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:

  • Information Security Professional
  • Security Analyst
  • Enterprise Security Architect
  • Digital Forensics
  • Incident Management and Business Continuity
  • Executive Leadership in Information Assurance

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Region 1: $3925
Region 2: $3724
Region 3: $3520

 

Non Degree

3 months / 12 weeks

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.

Eligibility:

  • Proof of Bachelor degree
  • Official identification
  • English proficiency (TOEFL PBT - 550 or above, TOEFL IBT - 71 or above, IELTS - 6.5 or above)
  • 18 years or above
  • Official evaluation of international credits
  • CGPA of 2.5 or more

Master/Grad Courses:

Region 1: $1620
Region 2: $1419
Region 3: $1215


Bachelor/ Under Grad Courses:

Region 1: $1395
Region 2: $1188
Region 3: $990