The Master of Science in Information Security: Computer Science is an interdisciplinary online offering concentrating in the growing field of information security. Two foundation courses, five to six core courses, and two to three elective courses are required to complete the degree.
Students working towards the Master of Science in Information Security: Computer Science must be admitted into the Graduate College. Students must have a bachelor degree in either a technical discipline or an appropriate discipline related to information technology and management. Students with other bachelor degrees and professional experience will also be considered.
Students admitted via the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences specializing in Secure Software and Engineering must take 50% or more of their classes in CS. Students admitted via the Haworth College of business specializing in Information Security Management must take 50% or more of their classes in CIS and will receive an AACSB accredited Master of Science in Information security degree after successfully completing the program requirements.
The Master of Science in Information Security: Computer Science is offered completely online. Students do not need to attend classes at the main or any regional campuses in order to earn the degree. Graduate credit is earned for all passing classes.
Students completing all Core Courses above must choose and successfully complete two of the following Elective Courses. Students completing five of the Core Courses above must choose and successfully complete three of the following Elective Courses.