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Graduate Pathway in Computer Forensics

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Digital Forensics and Cyber Analysis are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
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Key facts

Course length: 1 - 2 Semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $21,150
Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, information technology, business, economics or related discipline.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 70 or equivalent
Course options:
  • 1-Semester
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (17+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.5 (6.0+ subscores in reading and writing), PTEA: 53, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6.

Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, information technology, business, economics or related discipline. Students must have completed equivalent course work in the following subjects: TCP/IP, Computer Operating Systems, Computer Networking and Network Routing. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2018 19 December 2018 1 Semester $21,150
15 January 2019 15 May 2019 1 Semester $21,150
19 August 2019 18 December 2019 1 Semester
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14 January 2020 13 May 2020 1 Semester
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Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (17+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.5 (6.0+ subscores in reading and writing), PTEA: 53, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6.

Academic requirements:

Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, information technology, business, economics or related discipline. Students must have completed equivalent course work in the following subjects: TCP/IP, Computer Operating Systems, Computer Networking and Network Routing. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2020 13 May 2020 1 Semester
-
19 August 2019 18 December 2019 1 Semester
-
20 August 2018 19 December 2018 1 Semester $21,150
15 January 2019 15 May 2019 1 Semester $21,150

Class information

Class hours:

9-13 hours per week

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