The Master of Science (MS) degree in Information System 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.