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Master of Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Southern Utah University

Learning-centered environment that enables students, faculty, and staff to achieve their goals and to empower students to compete on a global level for careers in government, industry, secondary education, and for acceptance to graduate school.


Department of Computer Science and Information System
351 W. UNIVERSITY BLVD.
CEDAR CITY, Utah, 84720, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The master’s degree in the department is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). As such, the M.S. degree is engineered to provide graduating students with the following learning outcomes:

Identify, apply, and analyze concepts and practices governing the creation and maintenance of cyber technology infrastructures, including policy development, integrated controls, and web architecture risk mitigation.

Design, plan, and establish Government, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), security, and cyber infrastructure frameworks.

Critically gather, analyze, evaluate, communicate, and translate technology-driven data for a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on how to articulate risk mitigation issues to executive and board leadership.

Identify, analyze, and apply ethical reasoning relating to cyber security and information assurance issues.


Academic Fields

Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance.
Management Information Systems and Services, Other.
Military Information Systems Technology.
Computer Science.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, CSIA, Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Government, Regulation, and Compliance (GRC) and IS Controls Emphasis (M.S.) (Online)
Master's Degree, CSIA, Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Government, Regulation, and Compliance (GRC) and IS Controls Emphasis (M.S.) (Online)


Formats

Full Time, Part Time, Online or Distance

Keywords

Cyber Security, Master, Masters, Science, Information Assurance, Cyber and Web Security Emphasis, Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance - Government, Regulation, and Compliance (GRC) and IS Controls Emphasis (M.S.) (Online), Online

Contacts

Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University
onlineadmissions@suu.edu
438-865-8665

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Southern Utah University's Master of Cyber Security & Information Assurance meets the needs of the global industry, with demand at an all-time high. This program focuses on the design and management of systems tasked with defending networks from external threats, such as terrorism. Students will gain experience in counterintelligence, defense, homeland security, and law enforcement, thereby producing graduates with a multifaceted skill-set.


Academic Backgrounds

Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Computer Science.
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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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