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Cybersecurity Management, M.S.


(Major Code: 07031) (SIMS Code: 222341)

Admission to the Degree Curriculum

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the general requirements for master’s degrees as described in Admission and Registration , the student must have satisfactorily completed equivalents of the following courses as prerequisites:

MIS 515 Object-Oriented Programming for Business Applications Units: 3 
B A 640 Financial Reporting and Analysis Units: 2  
B A 642 Statistical Analysis Units: 2  

The requirement to complete individual courses MIS 515  and B A 640  and B A 642  may be waived by the graduate adviser in the Management Information Systems or Accountancy department. Waivers are determined by evaluating prior course content, institution at which courses were taken, grades received, and time since courses were taken.

Notice of admission with classified graduate standing will be sent to the student upon the recommendation of the Fowler College of Business and the approval of the dean of the College of Graduate Studies.

Advancement to Candidacy

All students must satisfy the general requirements for advancement to candidacy, as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees .

Students concurrently enrolled in deficiency coursework may be given permission to take the comprehensive examination prior to actual completion of all coursework. However, comprehensive examinations will not be evaluated and results will not be reported to the College of Graduate Studies until all deficiency coursework has been successfully completed. This may delay graduation.

Specific Requirements


In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing as described above and the general requirements for master’s degrees as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees, the student must complete a graduate program of at least 30 approved units including at least 21 units in 600- and 700-numbered courses. Up to nine units of coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Not more than a total of three units in courses Management Information Systems 797 (Research) and Management Information Systems 798 (Special Study), may be accepted for credit toward the degree. With approval of the graduate adviser, a substitute course may be allowed in place of a required course after reviewing student credentials.

Note


*Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (fall term), Critical Infrastructure and Cyber Crime (spring term).

Complete a Culminating Experience


Three units selected from the following courses:

Additional Requirements


For regulations concerning grade point averages, final approval for the granting of the degree, award of the degree, and diplomas, refer to the basic requirements for the master’s degree as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees .