Propel your career within a high-demand industry. Learn how to assess and control organizational cyber risks with a curriculum designed and delivered by industry-experienced faculty. Choose from two specialization tracks that each feature built-in exam preparation modules for professional designations: CISA (IT Auditing) or CISSP (Cyber-Security).


Admissions Criteria

Candidates for the Fox IT Auditing and Cyber-Security 4+1 program must meet the following guidelines for admission:

  • Meet the general 4+1 program admissions criteria.

Curriculum

Courses to Be Completed as an Undergraduate

Undergraduate YearFall SemesterSpring Semester
JuniorMIS 5202: IT Governance (3 credits)MIS 5203: Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management (3 credits)
SeniorMIS 5206: Protection of Information Assets (3 credits)MIS 5208: Data Analytics for IT Auditors (3 credits)

Total: 12 credits

Remaining Master’s Requirements

IT Auditing Track

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
MIS 5201: IT Audit Process (3 credits)

MIS 5205: IT Service Delivery and Support (3 credits)

MIS 5287: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)

MIS 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)

MIS 5121: Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (3 credits)

MIS 5287: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)

MIS 5902: IT Auditing Capstone (3 credits)

Total: 18 credits

Cyber-Security Track

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer Semester
MIS 5209: Securing Digital Infrastructure (3 credits)

MIS 5211: Ethical Hacking (3 credits)

MIS 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)

MIS 5212: Advanced Penetration Testing (3 credits)

MIS 5213: Intrusion Detection and Response (3 credits)

MIS 5903: Cyber-Security Capstone (3 credits)

Application Checklist

  • Transcripts demonstrating a GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Two letters of support from full-time Temple University faculty members
  • 12 credits of elective space

How to Apply

Contact Rachel Carr at rachel.carr@temple.edu for details on how to apply.