Master of Science in Management - Information Systems Security
According to a 2015 (ISC) Global Information Security Workforce Study, it’s estimated that by 2020, there will be a shortfall of 1.5 million information security employees.1 Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Management concentration in Information Security Systems is designed for those interested in pursuing technical leadership positions in security management.
This degree program is designed to help you develop management and leadership skills while providing the opportunity to explore network security, software information assurance, security management, and cybersecurity threats. You will also have the opportunity to examine security technologies, cryptography and cryptographic services, and incident reporting. This MSM-ISS program offers you the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of how to prepare for technical leadership opportunities in information security systems.
Ranked Among the Best Online Graduate Business Programs
CTU programs ranked among the best online graduate business programs (excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report.2
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Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
CTU's Master of Science in Management - Information Systems Security is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).*
- Colorado Springs
- Aurora (Denver Area)
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4 IT635 Information Systems Auditing 4 PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4 PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques 4 PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4 PM665 Project Management Capstone 4 Total Credit Hours: 28
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations 4 CS653 Network Security 4 CS654 Security Management 4 CS661 Software Information Assurance 4 CS662 System Security Certification and Accreditation 4 Total Credit Hours: 20
Total Credit Hours: 48
The Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Information Systems Security delivered at the applicable ground campuses is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).
CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.)
National Security Agency and Department of Homeland SecurityThe Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). The CTU cyber security curriculum was certified thereby to map to the DHS/NSA cybersecurity knowledge units. This recognition and certification is valid through 2021.
This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to this degree program.
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1. 2015 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study, https://iamcybersafe.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/FrostSullivan-ISC%C2%B2-Global-Information-Security-Workforce-Study-2015.pdf
2. CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 best online programs.