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Information Technology/Cybersecurity (B.S./M.S.)

Program Requirements

Students accepted into the B.S./M.S. program must complete all of the requirements of the B.S. in Information Technology or a similar program with a minor in Information Technology.

In addition, students will complete the following as part of the B.S. program and in place of a chosen specialty:

  • IT 530 Computer Security
  • IT 570 Cybersecurity: Law, Policy, Ethics, and Compliance OR IT 575 Information Security Management 
  • IT 670 Computer Network Defense
  • MSC 545 Project Management 

M.S. Requirements (to be taken after completion of the B.S.)

  • IT 535 Advanced Computer Security
  • IT 560 Cryptography
  • IT 570 Cybersecurity: Law, Policy, Ethics, and Compliance OR IT 575 Information Security Management 
  • IT 585 Managing Technical People 
  • IT 680 IT Master’s Project or IT 670 Computer Network Defense
3 courses from the following:
  • IT 537 Computer Forensics and Incident Response 
  • IT 547 Security and Privacy of Electronic Documents 
  • IT 557 Monitoring, Auditing, and Penetration Testing
  • IT 567 Global Cybersecurity 
  • IT 587 Cybersecurity Systems: Certification and Accreditation 
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