- Admission requirements
- Program details
- Course descriptions
The Master of Science in Information Assurance program is a joint development between the Herberger Business School and the College of Science and Engineering through the Departments of Information Systems and Computer Networking Applications. The program is designed to prepare information assurance and security professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities both in management and technical fields, to support and protect the nation’s information infrastructure, and conduct advanced research. Competencies will be developed in both management and technical areas such as policies, risk management, software system security, database security and network security.
Length of Program - Measured by Semesters
- Part-time student: five to six semesters taking six credits per semester
- Full-time student: four semesters taking eight credits per semester
Graduate Assistantship Overview
- Two graduate assistantship positions are generally sponsored each year, and are available both fall and spring semesters.
- Graduate assistants in information assurance mainly provide instructional and research assistance to MSIA faculty.