Master of Science in Information Assurance with a major in cybersecurity

Curriculum

A student must complete 30 credit hours, which is comprised of nine core courses and one elective.

This degree program is available online only for the 2017-2018 academic year.

9 Core Courses

CYBE 5700 Principles of Cybersecurity 3 cr.
CYBE 5720 Incident Response 3 cr.
CYBE 5730 Cyberlaw 3 cr.
CYBE 5740 Secure Acquisition 3 cr.
CYBE 5750 Cybersecurity Technologies 3 cr.
CYBE 5770 Cyber Defense Operations 3 cr.
CYBE 5780 Risk Management Processes 3 cr.
CYBE 5790 Cybersecurity Management Processes 3 cr.
CYBE 5910 Information Audit 3 cr.

Electives (Choose one, 3 credits)

CYBE 5200 Specification 3 cr.
CYBE 5300 Software Assurance 3 cr.
CYBE 5580 System Forensics 3 cr.
CIS 5590 Advanced Network Security 3 cr.
CYBE 5710 Ethical Hacking 3 cr.
CYBE 5800 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity 3 cr.
CYBE 5900 Security Analyist 3 cr.

Below is a sample course rotation to complete the classes in one calendar year.

Please note that elective availability is subject to change each semester

Fall
CYBE 5700 Principles of Cybersecurity 3 cr.
CYBE 5730 Cyberlaw 3 cr.
CYBE 5780 Risk Management Process 3 cr.
Winter
CYBE 5750 Cybersecurity Technologies 3 cr.
CYBE 5770 Cyber Defense Operations 3 cr.
CYBE 5790 Cybersecurity Management Processes 3 cr.
CYBE 5900 Security Analysis (elective) 3 cr.
Summer I
CYBE 5720 Incident Response 3 cr.
CYBE 5910 Information Audit 3 cr.
CYBE 5200 Specification (elective) 3 cr.
Summer II
CYBE 5740 Secure Acquisition 3 cr.
CYBE 5800 Special Topics (elective) 3 cr.
CYBE 5300 Software Assurance (elective) 3 cr.
Total: 30 credit hours