Graduate Business Programs

MSIS Curriculum

The job demand for cybersecurity professionals across the United States continues to accelerate. As one of the AACSB accredited Information Security programs in the nation, our curriculum has been endorsed by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). Our curriculum consists of 10 required courses and one comprehensive exam course (total of 31 units), and they can be completed in two (or more) years.

Course Descriptions in 2020-2021 Catalog for students admitted in Fall 2020

Course Descriptions in 2019-2020 Catalog for students admitted in Fall 2019

Course Schedule for students admitted in Fall 2020 & 2021

Year 1 (First Academic Year)

 

Year 2 (Second Academic Year)

Year 1

Fall

(6)

GBA 6270 Computer Based Data Communications (3)

 

 

Year 2

Fall

(9)

 

CIS 4333 Information Systems Auditing(3)

GBA 6730 IS Seminar (3)

 

GBA 6780 Security and Privacy in IS (3)

 

 

GBA 6810 Digital Forensics (3)

 

 

 

Year 1

Spring

(9)

­GBA 6050 Data Analytics and Modeling (3)

 

Year 2

Spring

(7)

GBA 6770 Advanced IS Auditing (3)

GBA 6750 Web Application Security (3)

 

GBA 6850 Advanced Computer Forensics (3)

GBA 6760 Managing the Cloud Infrastructure (3)

 

GBA 6970 Comprehensive Exam (1)

Prerequisites for students admitted in Fall 2020:
For students who didn’t take classes in Database and/or Networking before, they must complete our specified Database and/or Networking online courses before the start of the first semester.

MSIS Course Schedule for students admitted in Fall 2019

Year 1 (2019 - 2020 Academic Year)

 

Year 2 (2020 - 2021 Academic Year)

Fall 2019

(9)

CIS 4333 Information Systems Auditing (3)

 

 

Fall 2020

(6)

 

GBA 6270 Computer Based Data Communications (3)

GBA 6780 Security and Privacy in IS (3)

 

GBA 6730 Information Systems Seminar (3)

GBA 6810 Digital Forensics (3)

 

 

 

 

Spring 2020

(9)

GBA 6770 Advanced IS Auditing (3)

 

Spring 2021

(7)

GBA 6750 Web Application Security (3)

GBA 6850 Advanced Computer Forensics (3)

 

GBA 6760 Managing the Cloud Infrastructure (3)

GBA 6050 Data Analytics and Modeling (3)

 

GBA 6970 Comprehensive Exam (1)