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Master of Science in Information Security

Program Overview

Degree Level: Masters/ MS (Master of Science)
Area/ Department: : Information Security
Short Name: MS(IS)
Semesters: 4
Credit hours: 30
Duration: 02 years


The MS in Information Security degree is a full-time program. It provides students with the theoretical understanding and skills they need to be leaders in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the concepts, techniques, methods, and policies for ensuring the security of information.

All students will receive a common grounding by taking courses in a fixed core. These courses will provide the students with a foundational knowledge of current information security theory and practice. Subsequent focused concentrations will then allow students to pursue either a primarily technical path or a policy path.

Research strengths

The Information Security degree provides students with background and insight into important elements before concentrating on either the technical specifics or policy issues of information security. These unique, interdisciplinary strengths of computing and policy are at the core of our Information Security degree program.

The technical concentration examines the dimensions of providing security for information processing systems, including secure operating systems and applications, network security, cryptography, and security protocols.

Within these broad areas of focus, faculty in the department has expertise in Cryptography, Computer/ Network Security, Information Security Management to name a few.

Faculty research and laboratories have been well supported by various federal research and infrastructure grants.

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