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Graduate Pathway in Cybersecurity

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Students who successfully complete a Graduate Pathway program in cybersecurity are assured progression to a UAB graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components


  • 30 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 18 credit hours remaining toward degree

Key Facts

Academic Requirements

4-year bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; 2.5 undergraduate GPA; Previous coursework required: Introduction to Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Calculus I, Calculus II

English Language Requirements

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 45, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Duolingo 95, TOEFL Essentials 7.0.

Start Dates

21 August 2024

08 January 2025

07 May 2025

Tuition Fee

From: $31,670

Key Information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to a graduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Program Details

Graduate Pathway in Cybersecurity

The University of Alabama at Birmingham