M.S. in Information Security and Assurance
Complex, emerging threats to information quality and security make it difficult to protect a company’s profits, performance and reputation. Add to this a scarcity of high-level leaders who grasp both the technical and business aspects of information assurance, and we face the prospect of a perfect storm of information risks.
That’s why Embry-Riddle has created this Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA) degree for professionals who aspire to leadership positions in the information security arena. Curriculum is offered through the College of Business and focuses on the technology and business aspects of how information security drives enterprise-wide strategy and success. A degree specializations is available in Information Systems Security.
The MSISA is delivered with an interdisciplinary approach that makes the learning applicable to any industry. Choose this degree if you strive to excel as a strong decision maker driving enterprise-wide policies.
MSISA Program Notes:
1) It is strongly suggested that MISA 501 and then MISA 502 be the first two courses a student takes in their degree program. Many other classes build on this knowledge.
|Information Security & Assurance Core|
|MISA 501||Assured Business Systems: Managing and Protecting the Information Systems Enterprise||3|
|MISA 502||Risk Management and Business Continuity||3|
|MISA 503||Informatics: Security Implications of Cross-Disciplinary Computing||3|
|MISA 504||Enterprise Systems Architectures for Information Assurance||3|
|MISA 505||Incident Management and Information Forensics||3|
|MISA 506||Cyber Law, Cyber Compliance, and Information Assurance||3|
|MISA 507||Quality Management for Information Assurance||3|
|Specializations: Choose any 12 credit hour College of Business Common Specialization|
|Total Degree Requirements||33|