M.S. in Information Security

Program Contact:

Craig Johnson, Ph.D.
johnsonc@maryu.marywood.edu
Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 319

(570) 348-6211 ext. 6291

Administrative Assistant:

Marcie Gaughan
mgaughan@marywood.edu
Center for Natural and Health Science (CNHS) building, Room 320 A 
(570) 348-6265

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M.S. In Information Security

Students in the M.S. in Information Security program will develop the technical and leadership skills to succeed in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. The standalone M.S. program will begin in Fall 2019.

5-Year Program

Students in our B.S. in Information Security or Computer Science may apply to our M.S. program in their junior year in order to obtain a master's degree in five years. This program requires the graduate courses to be taken in the fourth and fifth year of study, in addition to the usual B.S. degree course requirements.

Course Requirements for M.S. Degree (36 credits)

CourseTitleCredits
INSC 510 Legal Issues in Information Security 3
INSC 520 Introduction to Computer Security 3
INSC 530 Network Security 3
INSC 540 Introduction to Cryptography 3
INSC 545 Security Policies and Implementations 3
INSC 550 Digital Forensics 3
INSC 560 Applied Cryptography and Secure Communication 3
INSC 565 Operating System Security 3
INSC XXX Graduate Level INSC Elective 3
INSC XXX Graduate Level INSC Elective 3
BUS/CJ XXX Graudate Level BUS/CJ Elective 3
BUS/CJ XXX Graduate Level BUS/CJ Elective 3