Nigeria still lacks a robust cyber security industry and adequate training centers, which means that there are few university courses specifically dedicated to cyber security. So you can be sure that the people who are in charge of our online transactions or who take a keen interest in information technology and the Internet may not have the skills they need.
The list has universities in Nigeria specific to offering this course.
Here are the universities in Nigeria that offer course in Cyber Security:
- Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA)
- The Technical University, Ibadan (TECH-U)
- Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN)
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Elizade University Ilara Mokin
- Greenfield University
Careers in Cyber Security are:
- Security Specialist
- Incident Responder
- Security Administrator
- Vulnerability Assessor
- Security Manager
- Security Architect
- Chief Information Security Officer
- Security Analyst
- Security Auditor
- Security Director
- Forensic Expert
- Penetration Tester
- Security Consultant.
- Security Engineer
- Source Code Auditor
Admission Requirements to Study Cyber Security
Direct Entry Requirements
(i) Two (2) ‘A-Level passes in science subjects including Mathematics
(ii) NCE merit in Mathematics and one (1) other Science or Social Science subject.
Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics plus two (2) other Science subjects.
Mathematics, Physics and one (1) of Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.
How many Years Does it take to study Cyber security In Nigeria?
In Nigeria, Studying Cyber Security Science at the university through JAMB UTME is for four (4) years. While If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for three (3) years.
Cyber Security Salary In Nigeria
The average salary for a cyber security analyst in Nigeria is around N203,477 (Two hundred and three thousand, Four hundred and seventyseven naira) monthly
Now I believe I was able to cover this topic of cyber security as a course, the universities in Nigeria offering it and its requirements. Do not let speculations blindfold you because this course is one of the most paying in the world of today.
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