The curriculum for the Fox Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security is designed to deliver both a breadth of expertise in the industry as well as a depth of specialized knowledge. That’s why the program features a core curriculum with broad-based courses in protecting information and security, follows with courses that concentrate in one of two specialization tracks, and then finishes with a project-based CISA or CISSP preparatory capstone course.

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  • IT Governance
  • Protection of Information Assets
  • Security Architecture
  • Business Skills for ITACS Professionals
  • IT Audit Process
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management
  • IT Service Delivery and Support
  • Data Analytics for IT Auditors
  • IT Auditing Capstone
  • Operating System Security
  • Network Security
  • Organizational Forensics
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Intrusion Detection and Response
  • Cyber-Security Capstone
  • Special Topics
  • Independent Study
  • Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management

Timeline and Schedule

The Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security offers the option to pursue your degree on a full-time or part-time basis.

Program Start

Fall Semester (August)

Course Times

Full-time students enroll in daytime courses on weekdays; part-time students take weekend or weekday evening courses.

Program Duration

Full-time students may complete the program in one year; part-time students may complete the program in as little as two years or flex to suit their schedules.

Capstone Course

All students complete the capstone course, which is based around a research project and features built-in study modules for the CISA or CISSP exam.

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