Jan 27, 2022  
2020-2021 General Catalog 

Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Cyber Operations Emphasis (M.S.) (Online)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Explore security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities while designing and building working solutions to protect the computing assets of an organization.
  • Develop, apply, and institutionalize risk management practices and assessment from cyber security perspective.
  • Examine, analyze and interpret legal & ethical aspects from cyber security perspectives.
  • Explore the role information assurance plays in cyber security, particularly in the development and deployment of frameworks and how one must account for this in security planning.
  • Design and implement technical solutions to secure systems.

Program Information

  • Graduate students must complete their program within six (6) years of matriculation.
  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the program.
  • Students must earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 to graduate.

Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Cyber Operations Curriculum Summary (33 Credits)

Cyber Operations Emphasis Courses (12 Credits)

Select 12 credits from the following:

Capstone Experience (6 Credits)

Capstone Option

Students must complete capstone class(es) up to 6 credits.

Thesis Option

Students must complete thesis class(es) up to 6 credits.

Non-Capstone or Thesis Option

  • If students choose not to work on a capstone project or thesis for their CSIA graduate degree, they can take any two (2) additional courses (6 credits) from either emphasis (Cyber Operations or Information Assurance).

Total Credits, M.S. Degree: 33