Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Information Technology Auditing Concentration

Core Courses
MIS 5202IT Governance3
MIS 5206Protection of Information Assets3
MIS 5214Security Architecture3
MIS 5287Business Skills for ITACS Professionals (2 terms)3
IT Auditing Concentration Courses 1
MIS 5201IT Audit Process3
MIS 5203Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management 13
MIS 5205IT Service Delivery and Support3
IT Auditing Elective Courses 2
Select two from the following:6
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Special Topics
Independent Study
Data Analytics for IT Auditors
IT Auditing Capstone Course
MIS 5902IT Auditing Capstone3
Total Credit Hours30

Cyber Security Concentration

Core Courses
MIS 5202IT Governance3
MIS 5206Protection of Information Assets3
MIS 5214Security Architecture3
MIS 5287Business Skills for ITACS Professionals (2 terms)3
Cyber Security Concentration Courses
MIS 5209Securing Digital Infrastructure3
MIS 5211Ethical Hacking3
MIS 5213Intrusion Detection & Response3
MIS 5215Operating System Security3
Cyber Security Elective Course 1
Select one from the following:3
Special Topics
Independent Study
Penetration Testing
Organizational Forensics
Cyber Security Capstone Course
MIS 5903Cyber Security Capstone3
Total Credit Hours30

Culminating Events:
The MS ITACS program culminates in a capstone that prepares students to take the appropriate professional certification examination:

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®), with a minimum of five years' experience