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Discussion in 'IT and Computer-Related Degrees' started by kevindurden, Sep 18, 2020.

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  1. kevindurden

    kevindurden New Member

    Do we? I feel my GPA is too less and would like some help in figuring out what universities I can even aim for.

    Program: MI or Masters in technology management, my focus is on cybersecurity; e.g. this course here

    GPA
    : 1.7 - 2.0 (I'm converting this from the Indian percentage system to the US GPA system)

    Work experience
    : 5 years in technical support mostly focused on network security-related work

    Certifications
    : CISSP and some certifications like f5 networks, firewall certifications, etc.

    I really like the GU course I linked on top, but should I even bother applying?
     
  2. SteveFoerster

    SteveFoerster Resident Gadfly Staff Member

    If you like it so much, apply. The worst that can happen is that they say no.

    Just be sure that programs in their SCS are F-1 visa eligible. I'm not sure about that, but they can confirm that either way.
     
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  3. Mac Juli

    Mac Juli Active Member

    "No, it's not. The worst would be if she laughs or barfs". - From the novelisation of "Back to the Future" (George Gipe). But, of course, this refers to romantic dates and NOT to university applications. So, kevindurden: GO!!!
     
  4. kevindurden

    kevindurden New Member

    Yes its eligible and its a STEM course too, so there's the OPT extension as well.

    Yes I will most probably just apply for it, however, I was just using it as an example though, wanted to get some university recommendations here for a course like that..
     

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