MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Management
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The Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Management prepares students for leadership, managerial and domain-specific roles in cybersecurity. Students should be able to pursue employment in managerial and operational positions that require quick analytical thinking, decision-making under uncertainty regarding critical resources, and domain-specific technical skills for managing secure operations. The degree also prepares students for information assurance positions that require secure management of data in information systems. Students can expect to gain expertise in information security controls, the regulatory environment, information risk management, and incident response.
Because this is a graduate-level major, to ensure that students possess the foundational knowledge for academic success, students admitted to this major are most likely to be successful if they have academic or work experience in the areas of information systems, programming, computer networks, algorithms, and data structures.