About the Program

The dynamic, hands-on curriculum behind the Master of Science in IT Auditing and Cyber-Security can help equip you with the knowledge to make smart business decisions within a rising industry. You’ll learn to analyze data; identify, assess, and communicate cyber risk; and prepare to pass either the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) exam or the Certified Information System Security Certified Professional (CISSP) exam. You may also pursue a certificate option with credits that may be matriculated into the full program.

What to Know About the MS in IT Auditing & Cyber-Security

  • Curriculum

    Learn about the courses that will enhance your technological expertise.

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  • Timeline

    Flexibility to complete full-time or part-time with two specialization tracks in IT Auditing or Cyber-Security.

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  • Faculty Highlights

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  • Location

    See details about our classroom setting on Temple University’s Main Campus in Philadelphia.

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Learning Goals

  • Goal #1: Describe how an IT organization should be governed and managed.

  • Goal #2: Explain how IT systems are implemented and recommend appropriate controls.

  • Goal #3: Demonstrate how to protect an organization’s information.

  • Goal #4: Demonstrate the ability to conduct research related to emerging IT issues.

  • Goal #5: Describe how IT services are delivered and maintained and recommend appropriate controls.

  • Goal #6: Demonstrate an understanding of the IT audit process and apply it to business situation.

  • Goal #7: Demonstrate an understanding of how organizations’ systems are attacked and the skills used.

  • Goal #8: Explain how organizations can mitigate cyber risks through prevention, detection, and response.