Master's Degree, Concentration in Information Assurance

The Master's Degree in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Information Assurance provides you with a core foundation of knowledge and applied expertise in information security controls, the regulatory environment, and information risk management and incident response.

This concentration requires four core courses, plus five concentration courses, and one practicum course.

Core courses include:

EEL XXXX: Data Network, Systems and Security

MAT XXXX: Applied Cryptography

ISM 6328: Basics of Information Security and Risk Management

ISM 6930: Decision Processes for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Concentration courses include:

Group 1: Pick four of these required courses:

ISM 6218: Advanced Database Administration

ISM 6124: Advanced Systems Analysis and Design

BUL XXXX: Risk Management and Legal Compliance

ACG 6457: Accounting Systems Audit, Control and Security

ISM 6137: Statistical Data Mining

Group 2: Pick one of these required courses:

ISM 6316: Project Management

ISM 6145: Seminar on Software Testing

BUL XXXX: Forensic Accounting and Legal Issues

Practicum Course:

Please note that you are required to participate in a three-credit-hour practicum experience as part of this program. This provides an opportunity for you to gain valuable practical experience in the industry while working toward your degree.