Tuition and Fees for Your Cybersecurity Education

The Cost Effective Cybersecurity Education Path

The University of Fairfax's Online Cybersecurity Education Path (CEP) can take you from your Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification through your cybersecurity doctorate in manageable steps that enable you to earn academic credentials as well as cybersecurity certifications along the way. As you achieve these milestones, you'll enhance your career, even while still enrolled in school. As shown below, by following the CEP you'll:

  • Earn the credentials you seek at your own pace
  • Experience positive career impacts while you are still in school
  • Apply credits earned and tuition paid at each step
  • Use your tuition dollars cost effectively to earn multiple credentials concurrently

Tuition

Tuition is $895 per semester credit.

Fees

Description Rate

Application

$75

Graduate Certificate Award

$200

Graduation

$400

Returned Check/Declined Credit Card

$25 per occurrence

Technology

$125

Special Services Fee-Dissertation Quality Review (Doctoral Candidates)

$495

Transcript Request

$5 per transcript

Textbooks

Textbooks are not included in tuition and fees. The estimated average cost of books per course is $150. The University's Master Booklist identifies required and optional textbooks for all courses. Direct links to Amazon and CourseSmart (eBooks) for purchasing books are available to students on the University's online platform.

Refunds

A student who cancels in any manner within five days of signing an Enrollment Agreement (referred to as a Cancellation Period) will receive a 100% refund of all monies paid, within thirty (30) days of notification. The refund will exclude the non-refundable application fee.

Students who withdraw from a course after the Cancellation Period receive refunds on a percentage basis according to the student’s withdrawal date in relation to the most recent period of enrollment for which the student has paid. Any refunds due students will be received within 30 days of notification of drop/withdrawal as shown below:

Date of Drop/Withdrawal Refund Due

Prior to Week 1*

100%*

Week 1

100% *

Week 2

75% *

Weeks 3-4

50%*

Weeks 5-6

25% *

Weeks 7-8

No Refund

*Weeks are defined as Monday – Sunday.

Tuition for 1 Class $2,685
Student withdraws day 11 75% Refund
Amount of Tuition Refunded $2,013.75

 

Tuition and Fees by Program

Program Tuition Fees Total Cost

Doctorate of Business Administration

$55,490

$3,970

$59,460

Doctorate of Software Development

$55,490

$3,970

$59,460

Doctorate in Information Assurance

$55,490

$3,970

$59,460

Master of Business Administration

$32,220

$1,975

$34,195

Master of Computer Science and Engineering

$32,220

$1,975

$34,195

Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management

$32,220

$1,975

$34,195

Graduate Certificate - Cybersecurity Best Practices

$8,055

$650

$8,705

Graduate Certificate - Information Security Professional Practices

$8,055

$650

$8,705

Graduate Certificate - Enterprise Information Security

$8,055

$650

$8,705

Graduate Certificate - Project Management and Quality Assurance

$8,055

$650

$8,705

 

 

Join the Cybersecurity Elite
U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Education Path
Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.
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