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 IT Auditing specialization track within the 4+1 program must meet the following guidelines for admission:

  • Meet the general 4+1 program admissions criteria.
  • Possess sufficient foundational skills as determined by the program’s academic director in a pre-admission skill assessment consultation

Curriculum

IT Auditing Track

Courses to Be Completed as an Undergraduate (12 credits)

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 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)

Remaining Master’s Requirements (18 credits)

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer
MIS 5201: IT Audit Process (3 credits)*MIS 5205: IT Service Delivery and Support (3 credits)MIS 5902: IT Auditing Capstone (3 credits)
MIS 5121: Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (3 credits)/MIS 5122: Enterprise ArchitectureMIS 5208: Data Analytics for IT Auditors
MIS 5687: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)MIS 5688: Business Skills for the IT Auditor II (1.5 credits)
*MIS 5201 needs to be completed before MIS 5205
**MIS 5206 needs to be completed before MIS 5214

Cyber Security Track

Courses to Be Completed as an Undergraduate (12 credits)

Undergraduate YearFall SemesterSpring Semester
JuniorMIS 5206: Protection of Information Assets (3 credits)**MIS 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)***
SeniorMIS 5202: IT Governance (3 credits)MIS 5215: Operating System Security

Remaining Master’s Requirements (18 credits)

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer
MIS 5211: Ethical Hacking (3 credits)MIS 5213: Intrusion Detection and Response (3 credits)MIS 5903: Cyber-Security Capstone (3 credits)
MIS 5216: Organizational ForensicsMIS 5217: Network Security
MIS 5687: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)MIS 5688: Business Skills for the IT Auditor II (1.5 credits)
**MIS 5206 needs to be completed before MIS 5214
***MIS 5214 needs to be completed before MIS 5217