Program Director: Steve Morris
Corporate information security is of ever increasing importance and in response to the increased technical, organizational, political, and legal complexity surrounding the field, the MSIS program now offers three elective courses that provide a more in-depth treatment of this important area.
- Integrates information and organizational cultures;
focusing on current and emerging concepts from both technical and
- Addresses the need of organizations to integrate
disparate internal systems in order to create effective communication
channels with external parties such as suppliers and customers.
- Promotes the ability to use information technology to
foster sound financial systems, to create more effective organizational
structures, and to better manage an organization's human capital.
- Investigates how policy and strategic decisions are
affected by information systems and how technology is transforming
- Improves people, business, and team skills, while
emphasizing a customer service orientation, ethics and professionalism.
The MSIS curriculum includes 36 semester credits (12
courses). Students must also demonstrate computer proficiency through
academic background or professional training.
Required courses are sequenced as follows:
Information Security Concentration Courses:
- Completion of all major coursework with a minimum
cumulative 3.0 GPA