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Cyber
Security

Purdue Northwest University

The instructor-led, online, and hybrid format, lets you learn at your convenience and earn your Cybersecurity certificate online in one year with Purdue University Northwest! A Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate will prepare you for real-world challenges with in-depth instruction on topics such as digital forensics, database management security and biometrics.

After completing your graduate certificate in Cybersecurity, transfer your credits and attend classes on-campus at PNW to earn your M.S. Technology degree in Computer Information Technology in one year.

1 year in India + 1 year in USA = MS in Lean Six Sigma

About Purdue University Northwest (PNW)

Purdue University Northwest is a public university with two campuses in Northwest Indiana, one in Hammond and another in Westville. It is part of the Purdue University system and offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 9,400 students with more than 64,000 alumni. 

​PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

PURDUE

Two Step Process

Step 1  - INDIA

Complete the PNW Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity in India in the one year

TCM 701 - Foundations of Project Management

AUGUST – DECEMBER 2023

A comprehensive overview of project management, with introductions to basic techniques, functions, and tools explained and demonstrated.

(3 Credit Hours)

An introduction to the "people skills" necessary to manage projects successfully, including theories and real-life scenarios to practice skills.

(3 Credit Hours)

TCM 710 - Project Leadership & Communications Management

TCM 645 - Program and Portfolio Management

JANUARY - MAY 2024

Provides an overview of program and portfolio management with a primary focus on overall success of the organization.

(3 Credit Hours)

The use of schedule and cost management tools and techniques to deliver projects on time and within budget.

(3 Credit Hours)

TCM 651 - Project Schedule and Cost Management

Step 2  - USA

Complete the PNW M.S. Technology in Computer Information Technology program on-site in the U.S.A., in one year.

TCM 703 - Project Risk & Quality Management

AUGUST - DECEMBER 2024

In-depth analysis of types of risks at each stage of project development, with strategies to recognize, assess, and respond to project risks.

(3 Credit Hours)

This capstone course builds upon the foundation of previous courses with advanced theory, research, and pr

(3 Credit Hours)

TCM 740 - Agile Management of Innovation and Technology Seminar

TCM 750 - Advanced Project Management

JANUARY - MAY 2024

Strategic management of technology and innovation in organizations, building upon broad models of technological evolution and organizational change.

(3 Credit Hours)

Three courses approved by the student's advisor, totaling 9 additional hours of credit.

(9 Credit Hours)

Three approved elective courses

• Open to students in final year of 3- or 4-year undergraduate degree programs or graduates
• Must have a 2.75 minimum GPA in current undergraduate program
• Language proficiency: V IELTS 6.0 V TOEFL 79 V Duolingo 110 V LinguaSkills Assessment*
• No GRE required
• Statement of Purpose and Professional/Academic Resume
• One letter of reference

Certificate Program

*Administered by the Missouri State University English Language Institute

• 3.0 GPA in Certificate program courses to earn GRE waiver.
• If lower than 3.0 GPA, GRE score of 300+ is required

Certificate Program

Admission Requirements

For Working Professionals

If you are currently working in India and would like to continue gaining more valuable experience, but would also like to pursue an MS degree from the United States, this option is for you. Complete your first year in India while you work and travel to the US in your second year to complete your MS degree.

For Final Year B.Sc, B.B.A, B.Comm & B.Tech Students

The program is open too all students who are beginning their final year of their three or four year degree. B.Sc/BBA/B.Comm students who will begin their final year in August 2021 are eligible to apply to this program. Similarly, B.Tech. students who will begin their final year in August 2021 can also apply. Students who complete the first year will be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Missouri Stae University.

STEM-Designated Program and 3 Year OPT

The MS Project Management degree is a STEM designated program. That means, after completing your second year in the US and earning your MS degree, you can apply for your OPT (work permit while on a student visa) for a total duration of three years. This gives students the option to develop valuable experience of working in the United States.

Cost of Earning a Degree

The average cost of earning an MS degree in the United States (not including cost of living) is around Rs.25-30 lakhs. The Cohort Program is designed to make the MS program affordable and available to more students. The cost of earning an MS degree through the Cohort Program is approximately Rs.9 lakhs.

Cohort Benifits

IT Project Manager

Microsoft

Supply Chain Manager

Amazon

Logistic Manager

Walmart

Boeing

Manufacturing Engineer in commercial aerospace industry

Possible Career Paths

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Testimonials

Graduate Certificate in India

FIRST YEAR TUITION

₹ 15 Lakhs

Cohort Rate:

MS Project management in USA

SECOND YEAR TUITION

₹ 15 Lakhs

Cohort Rate:

₹ 10.9 Lakhs

Scholarship Rate:

Total Cost for an MS Degree

TUITION

₹ 15 Lakhs

Cohort Rate:

₹ 10.9 Lakhs

Scholarship Rate:

Program Cost

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