Master in Information Systems: Computer Security Management

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If you have a bachelor's degree in a computer-related field and are interested in pursuing it at the master's level, you might consider Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems program. Read on to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems program is a professional program with an emphasis on the management, policy, and technical areas of contemporary computer systems that are used for business. You can learn about developing, implementing, specifying, and managing such computer systems. You could learn to design portable, operable, and scalable systems. This program offers courses in areas such as enterprise architecture, project management, network architecture, and research methodology. Other areas of study might include accounting, economics, and decision making.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems program applicants should have aptitudes in computers, business, and mathematics. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program consists of 54 credits. This includes 18 core credits, 22.5 major credits, and 13.5 concentration credits.

Information Systems Course Requirements

Area 1Core Component
ACC 557 Financial Accounting
CIS 500 Information Systems for Decision- Making
ECO 550 Managerial Economics and Globalization
MAT 540 Quantitative Methods

Area 2Major Component
CIS 512 Enterprise Architecture
CIS 517 IT Project Management
CIS 532 Network Architecture and Analysis
CIS 590 Directed Research Project
RES 531 Research Methods

Area 3Component
Concentration 13.5 hours in a concentration

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems program could pursue work as an IT specialist and nearly any organization. With a master's degree in the field, you could be eligible for upper-management or even executive positions, taking on responsibilities such as designing networks, managing IT teams, or managing projects.