Certificate in Information Security and Assurance (ISA)
- Acceptable undergraduate grade-point average. Applicants must submit official undergraduate transcripts to the Graduate Office.
- A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE (General) test . Note: the GRE or GMAT must be taken prior to admission. The only exception is for those students who already have completed a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Students who have already complete a Master's degree should request a waiver of the GRE/GMAT from the Program Director.
- Submission of a Statement of Interests: in 1-2 pages, describe why you are interested in the MSIS degree program and how the program fits with your career/educational goals.
- Submission of a resume that describes previous experience in detail.
- Other requirements as set by Graduate Admissions.
Courses required for Certificate: (12 hours)
- IS 8200 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Systems (offered twice per year)
- IS 8300 – Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning (offered twice per year)
- IS 8930 – Information Security Administration (offered annually)
- One elective as approved by the MSIS Program Director
Note: Currently enrolled graduate students can only count 1 of the 4 courses toward their existing degree. Students in a graduate certificate can only count 3 courses toward a graduate program.
Note: This certificate may be completed online.
For more information, contact the Program Director, Dr. Tridib Bandyopadhyay.