Keiser University

Master of Science in Information Security, MSIS

Keiser University

This program is available in the following campuses:

Pembroke Pines, Sarasota

Program Objectives

Keiser University’s Master of Science in Information Security program enables students to contribute to the Information Technology profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research.  At the conclusion of the program, master’s students will be able to:

  • Manage the use of information security methodologies in the practice of information assurance.
  • Evaluate comprehensive and relevant information security system hardware and software.
  • Assess the security needs of an enterprise information system and its applications to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of digital data.
  • Plan the use of network security using current cryptographic and access control technologies.
  • Create information security polices and disaster recovery procedures that conform to moral, legal and ethical standards.

Courses

Program Outline

To receive a Master of Science in Information Security degree must earn 36 graduate semester credit hours.  Transfer of graduate credits will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Thirty program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:

Master of Science in Information Security Major Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )
Required Major Core Courses ( 18.0 graduate credit hours )
Operating Systems and Application Support ( Program co-requisite )* 3.0 credit hours
Enterprise Information Systems and Networks 3.0 credit hours
Database Systems and Security 3.0 credit hours
Software Engineering 3.0 credit hours
Cryptography 3.0 credit hours
E-Discovery, network and Computer Forensics 3.0 credit hours
Capstone Project Information Security * 3.0 credit hours
Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment 3.0 credit hours
Global Ecoomerce and Privacy Assurance 3.0 credit hours
Advanced Network Security 3.0 credit hours
Survey of Computer Languages 3.0 credit hours
Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems 3.0 credit hours
Electives ( Choose 6 credits )
Global E-Commerce and Privacy Assurance 3.0 credit hours
Survey of Computer Languages 3.0 credit hours
E-Discovery, Network and Computer Forensics 3.0 credit hours
Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment 3.0 credit hours

Residency

Dissertation

Faculty

Faculty Research Spotlight


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Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I have been going to another school before, dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information that I need. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

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