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The Information Systems - Computer Networks and Security programme from Marist College is designed to give students competencies to investigate, design, implement, and troubleshoot emerging network and security technology.

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During the Information Systems - Computer Networks and Security programme from Marist College  students 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.

Information Systems Master’s Degree Career Paths:

  • Security Administrator
  • Technical Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Specialist
  • Network Operations Manager
  • IT Administrator
  • Internet Engineer
  • LAN/WAN Engineer
  • Network Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

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On Campus, Online

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General requirements

  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended must be uploaded to the application for admission decision
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement Personal statement outlining career objective(s), the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MSIS program, desired specialization, and your personal and professional expectations from the program
  • Prerequisite course(s) - an introduction to statistics course is required. Applicants interested in the computer networks and security concentration must have completed a course in inter-networking
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

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    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during  .

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
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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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