2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Computer and Information Science, Cyber Security and Privacy Emphasis, MS


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Statement of Purpose

The Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (MCIS) program is designed to provide students a strong foundation in computer science, with a specific focus on several key application areas including Information Technology, Data Science and Cyber Security. Anticipated career tracks for the MCIS graduates include working as data analysts, security experts, software engineers, or IT managers, or pursuing doctoral studies to serve in academic positions.

Undergraduate Requirements

Students should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field. Students with a bachelor’s degree in other areas will be considered, but will require to complete MCIS 5023 - Computer Science Fundamentals: Concepts , and MCIS 5033 - Computer Science Fundamentals: Programming , prerequisite courses. No credit is awarded towards the MCIS degree for the completion of these prerequisite courses.

Specific Degree Requirements

Each candidate for the Master of Science in Computer and Information Science degree must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework.

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