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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Information System Security, MS

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

Advisor: Dr. Wm. Arthur Conklin

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.

Prescribed Electives (6.0 Credit Hours - Thesis/Project Track; 9.0 Credit Hours - Non-Thesis Track)

  • 2 Advisor Approved Electives - Thesis Track Credit Hours: 6.0
  • 3 Advisor Approved Electives - Non-Thesis Track Credit Hours: 9.0

Project or Thesis (3.0 Credit Hours)

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