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Information Systems Assurance Management

Concordia University of Edmonton

Master
24 months
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12750 CAD/year
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About

The need for information systems and security professionals is growing along with increasing reliance of businesses and governments on the technology. We offer a master degree in Information Systems Assurance Management at the Concordia University of Edmonton. 

Overview

The demand for information systems security and assurance professionals shows no end in sight. Our programs maintain a sharp focus on the needs of employers and changes in industry. Make information security and assurance your choice and join a growing field.

One half of the courses in the Master of Information Systems Assurance Management (MISAM) program from the Concordia University of Edmonton are from the Master of Information Systems Security Management program (7 required courses and one optional course). 

The Assurance program focuses on the business aspect of IT and prospective candidates are expected to have a background in both technology and accounting/finance. You may be required to take additional courses as a probationary student in the program if you do not have all of the MISAM prerequisite courses but are otherwise admissible.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting, Governance and Assurance
  • Auditing Theory and Application
  • Fraud Examination: Theories and Methods
  • Fraud Examination: Theories and Methods
  • Disaster Planning and Recovery

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year baccalaureate degree from Concordia University of Edmonton or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Individual graduate programs may recommend applicants as qualifying/probationary students (e.g., those with three-year degrees).
  • An admission grade point average (AGPA) of 3.0 (on Concordia University of Edmonton’s 4-point scale) or equivalent on the most recent 60 credits of undergraduate (or graduate) study.
  • Demonstrated fulfilment of the English Language Requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12750 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6375 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12750 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6375 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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