M.Sc. On Campus

Information Systems - Network and Security Management

24 months
838 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
838 USD/credit 15084 USD/year
404 USD/credit 7272 USD/year
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Network and Security Management is a master's sequence in Information Systems. The Information Systems - Network and Security Management program at Illinois State University is ideal for students wanting to focus on designing and securing networks and the information they carry. 


About this Degree

The Information Systems - Network and Security Management sequence takes a detailed look into the issues involved in managing information security in organizations. It also covers modern technologies for the management and automation of networks.

Based on your professional goals, you can choose to do a thesis, project, or take extra courses to complete the program.

Illinois State University is the only university in the state with information systems and computer science programs both accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Analysis And Design

  • Independent Research For The Master’s Thesis

  • Policy & Administration In Information Assurance & Security

  • Converged Network Architectures

  • Wireless And Mobile Network Security

  • Advanced Computer Networks

  • Information Technology Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. 
  • A student applying to this program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for either the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or any previous work in a master's program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15084 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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