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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Information Systems Security, MS


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College of Technology  > Department of Information and Logistics Technology  > Information Systems Security, MS

Advisor:  Dr. Wm. Arthur Conklin

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Information Systems Security is a hands-on program designed specifically to prepare individuals for responsible leadership roles in the technology and information based workplaces.  Designed for working professionals, this two-year program connects theory and experiential learning to equip technology professionals with the skills to assess the security needs of information systems and then to lead and manage the implementation and maintenance of the recommended security solutions.

This program includes key management skills within the project management framework.  In addition, this program is coupled with the Center for Information Security Research and Education which allows students the opportunity to engage in state of the art applied research.  This program is also recognized as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Special Admission Requirements


In addition to the College of Technology admission requirements , applicants for the Master of Science in Information Systems Security, Supply Chain and Logistics Technology, and Technology Project Management degrees must submit transcripts of all college-level course credit.  Students must also submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).  Also, students may be required to complete prerequisite courses.

Degree Requirements


The degree program requires all students to complete core courses in project management, a directed area of study, and electives.  Students may concentrate their studies in information systems security or supply chain and logistics technology.  Program guides specifying other requirements are updated regularly and are available from the department office.

Program Description


Project Option Requirements


  • Core Courses   Credit Hours:  12.
  • Directed Area of Study    Credit Hours:  12.
  • Research Project    Credit Hours:  6.
  • Approved Electives     Credit Hours:  6.

Total Credit Hours = 36


Thesis Option Requirements


  • Core Courses    Credit Hours:  12.
  • Directed Area of Study    Credit Hours:  12.
  • Thesis    Credit Hours:  6.
  • Approved Electives    Credit Hours:  6.

Total Credit Hours = 36


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