Masters - Information Technology: Security Management

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management program at Colorado Technical University can help you develop the skills needed to design and manage effective enterprise computer security systems. Learn more about the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management online program explores fundamental concepts of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and techniques for developing and managing an enterprise information infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to study analytical and integrative tools used for strategic planning, TCP/IP protocols, and data governance, including the development, implementation, and management of policies and procedures necessary to ensure data availability, usability, integrity, and security. Concentration coursework explores network operating systems and architectures, digital forensics, and security concepts for a variety of topics, including software applications, databases, e-commerce, cloud computing, and virtualization. You can also learn about operating systems security, network security, security policy development, security management, and contingency planning.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you'd like to apply to the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management program, you must possess an undergraduate degree in either computer science or information technology, or have a minimum of two years work experience in the field. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management is a 48-credit program. You must complete 24 information technology credits, 24 security management credits, and have access to a computer and the Internet.

Information Technology Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
EMBA 690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Organizations
CS 651 Computer Systems Security Foundations
CS 663 Enterprise Systems Architecture
IT 621 Enterprise Data Management
IT 640 Networking and Telecommunications
PM 600 Project Management Processes in Organizations

Security Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
CS 631 Digital Forensics
CS 632 Data and Applications Security
CS 652 Operating Systems Security
CS 653 Network Security
CS 654 Security Management
IT 697 Information Technology Capstone

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Security Management program is designed to prepare you for the challenges of protecting an organization's assets, information, and computing infrastructure. After successfully completing the program, you could seek positions such as:

  • Information security analyst
  • Information systems manager
  • System administrator

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.