Dec 02, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Information Security: Computer Science


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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’s degree in either a technical discipline or an appropriate discipline related to information technology and management. Students with other bachelor’s degrees and professional experience will also be considered.

Students admitted via the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences must take at least 18 credits of their classes from the list of CYCS courses listed below. Students admitted via the Haworth College of Business must take at least 18 credits of their classes from the list CIS/CYIS courses listed below.

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.

Required Courses (30 Credit Hours)


Foundation Courses (6 Credit Hours)


Students must successfully complete the following two courses.

Core Courses


Students must choose and successfully complete at least five of the following Core Courses.

Elective Courses


Students completing all six of the 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.

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