Graduate Pathway in Digital Forensics and Cyber Analysis

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Digital Forensics 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'.

INTO PROGRESS YOUR WAY. Your time. Your location. Your track.

Want to customize your studies to suit you? We’d love to see you on campus, but if you are unable to travel, our flexible learning options allow you to start your degree right away, wherever you are, on-campus or online.

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.
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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 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 52, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6, IELA 165, or Duolingo 110.

Academic requirements:

4 yr undergrad degree or equivalent in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, information technology, business, economics or related discipline. Completion of course work in: TCP/IP, Computer Operating Systems, Computer Networking and Network Routing. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.

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Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at George Mason University. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $1,000 to $18,000 per program per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 15 December 2021 1 Semester
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$23,110
11 January 2022 11 May 2022 1 Semester
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$23,110

Class information

Class duration:

9-13 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum overall GPA: 3.0. B or better in all courses. No grades of NC, IN, or W permitted. Statement of purpose. 3 letters of recommendation.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 52, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6, IELA 165, or Duolingo 110.

Academic requirements:

4 yr undergrad degree or equivalent in the areas of computer science, computer engineering, information technology, business, economics or related discipline. Completion of course work in: 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
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at George Mason University. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $1,000 to $18,000 per program per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
16 August 2021 15 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
$23,110
11 January 2022 11 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
$23,110

Class information

Class duration:

9-13 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum overall GPA: 3.0. B or better in all courses. No grades of NC, IN, or W permitted. Statement of purpose. 3 letters of recommendation.

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