The Master of Science in Information Security (MSIS) is ideally suited for computer science and electrical engineering students who want to assume leadership positions in the information security arena. In 16 or 20 months, the program enhances a technical education in computer systems and security with research/development opportunities and the option to take additional courses in areas complementary to security. Graduates may pursue doctoral degrees or positions as security experts equipped to manage the growing complexities associated with securing data, networks and systems.
This graduate degree program meets the criteria for the NSF-funded CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service Program (SFS). U.S. citizens who are accepted may be eligible for a full scholarship and stipend from the federal government. View the SFS Alumni Profiles.
Looking for the MSISTM? You have found the right place. The MSIS was previously called the Master of Science in Information Security Technology and Management, or MSISTM. The program now goes by the shorter name, as of the 2014 fall semester.
Through this program, you strive to: