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 (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 5208: Data Analytics for IT Auditors (3 credits)

Remaining Master’s Requirements (18 credits)

IT Auditing Track

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer
MIS 5201: IT Audit Process (3 credits)MIS 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)MIS 5902: IT Auditing Capstone (3 credits)
MIS 5205: IT Service Delivery and Support (3 credits)MIS 5121: Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (3 credits)
MIS 5287: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)MIS 5287: Business Skills for the IT Auditor (1.5 credits)

Cyber Security Track

Fall SemesterSpring SemesterSummer
MIS 5209: Securing Digital Infrastructure (3 credits)MIS 5214: Security Architecture (3 credits)MIS 5903: Cyber-Security Capstone (3 credits)
MIS 5211: Ethical Hacking (3 credits)MIS 5212: Advanced Penetration Testing (3 credits)
MIS 5213: Intrusion Detection and Response (3 credits)