Information Assurance, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 32-33 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
MSIS 5213Information Assurance Management3
MSIS 5233Applied Information Systems Security3
MSIS 5243Information Technology Forensics3
MSIS 5253Advanced System Certification and Accreditation3
MSIS 5263Information Assurance Offense3
MSIS 5273Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology3
MSIS 5283Secure Information Systems Administration3
MSIS 5293Information Assurance Capstone3
MSIS 5713Scripting Essentials3
MSIS 5773The Upper Layers of Telecommunications Systems3
Hours Subtotal30
Electives
5000-level electives in business or other appropriate disciplines2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level