Information Systems Technologies

Master of Science

Information Assurance Concentration/Career Track:

After completing the IST core requirements, students will complete five courses from the following list.

MAJ 6610 Available Online  White Collar Crime

MAJ 7000 Available Online  Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security

SEC 6010 Available Online  Planning for Information Security

SEC 6025 Available Online Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Applied Systems

SEC 6030 Available Online  Operating System and Computer Systems Security

SEC 6040 Available Online  Web and Data Security

SEC 6050 Available Online Business Intelligence

SEC 6060 Incident Handling and Response

SEC 6070 Penetration Testing

SEC 6080 Available Online Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security

SEC  6082 SCADA Architecture

SEC  6084 SCADA Risk Management and Auditing

SEC  6086 SCADA Security Awareness and Standards

SEC 6090 Topics in Information Assurance

Qualifications for Degree

To qualify for the Master of Science degree in Information Systems Technologies, a student must successfully complete a minimum of 36 credit hours (12 courses), including an Integration Capstone Component and a Field Experience/Internship. Both are intended to enhance a student's occupational interest through the correlation of theory and practice. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. The program must be completed within five years.

Center of Academic Excellence (CAE)


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The Computer & Network Security Bachelor of Science program has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity through academic year 2021 by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

This is a nationally recognized designation that Wilmington University's Computer and Network Security curricula, faculty, outreach and academic activities meet the rigorous standards established by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The goal of the National Centers of Academic Excellence designation program is to promote higher education in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Defense (CD) and prepare a growing number of IA/CD professionals to meet the need to reduce vulnerabilities in the Nation's networks.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.