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Certificate in ISA
MSIS Program


Certificate in Information Security and Assurance (ISA)

Admissions Requirements

  • 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 8310 - Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
  • IS 8940 - Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • IS 8200 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Systems
  • One elective (coursework/directed study/special project) as approved by the MSIS Program Director

Note:Currently enrolled graduate students can count 3 of the 4 courses toward their existing degree. Students in a graduate certificate can count 3 courses toward a graduate program.

Note: This certificate may be completed online.

For more information, contact the Program Director, Dr. Tridib Bandyopadhyay.


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