870 USD/credit 31320 USD/full
870 USD/credit 31320 USD/full
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The Information Systems - Computer Networks and Security program from Marist College is designed to give students competencies to investigate, design, implement, and troubleshoot emerging network and security technology. 

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Key Features

Students of the Information Systems - Computer Networks and Security program from Marist College gain expertise to assess an enterprise infrastructure for secure emerging solutions and are exposed to a practical, state-of-the-art networking lab. 

Career paths for the graduating CNS professional include security administrator, technical manager, systems administrator, network specialist, network operations manager, IT administrator, internet engineer, LAN/WAN engineer, and network administrator. This sequence provides the foundation for professionals who aspire to become a Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Contact Marist to learn more about earning your MSIS Master’s degree through the Computer Networks and Security concentration. The Information Systems degree is available through our on-campus or online curriculum, allowing students to earn their graduate degree through a flexible schedule.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems & Information Concepts in Organizations
  • Data Management 
  • Data Communications 
  • Information Analysis & Systems Design
  • Financial & Managerial Accounting 
  • Capstone Project 
  • Information Systems Policy 

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On Campus, Online

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General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript from bachelor’s degree-granting college/university must be uploaded to the application for an admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcript will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate.
  • Current resume 
  • Personal statement of about 750 words outlining career objective(s), the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MSIS program, desired specialization, and your personal and professional expectations from the program
  • A prerequisite course in Statistics is required to apply for this program. If you choose the Computer Networks and Security concentration you will also have an Internetworking prerequisite course.
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31320 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit
  • National

    31320 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
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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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