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Information System Security

University of Houston

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
843 USD/credit
843 USD/credit
334 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Information System Security at University of Houston is a hands-on program designed specifically to prepare individuals for responsible leadership roles in the technology and information based workplaces.

Overview

Designed for working professionals, this two-year program connects theory and experiential learning to equip technology professionals with the skills to assess the security needs of information systems and then to lead and manage the implementation and maintenance of the recommended security solutions.

Learning outcomes

This Information System Security program at University of Houston includes key management skills within the project management framework.  In addition, this program is coupled with the Center for Information Security Research and Education which allows students the opportunity to engage in state of the art applied research.  This program is also recognized as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Programme Structure

  • The degree program requires all students to complete core courses in project management, a directed area of study, and electives.  
  • Students may concentrate their studies in information systems security or supply chain and logistics technology.  
  • Program guides specifying other requirements are updated regularly and are available from the department office.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to the College of Technology admission requirements, applicants for the Master of Science in Information Systems Security, Supply Chain and Logistics Technology, and Technology Project Management degrees must submit transcripts of all college-level course credit.  
  • Students must also submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).  Also, students may be required to complete prerequisite courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    843 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 843 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    334 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 334 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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