Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated. Today’s IT security professionals play a critical role in protecting an organization’s infrastructure and mitigating risks to its data. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs within IT security are expected to increase 22 percent by 2020. Now is the time to earn a distinguished credential through BU’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems online program with a concentration in Security.
Complete your master’s degree online in 10 courses. BU’s curriculum covers a collection of advanced information security topics relevant to the Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) certification and beyond. BU’s coursework expands on the common CISSP framework to fully integrate theory, technology, and the management of technology. This integration of technology and technology management is a key differentiator when compared to a standard master’s in computer science degree. Choose BU’s MSCIS and learn to think critically about managing all aspects of information security, including networks, databases, and applications. Learn how to develop IT security policies and procedures within a governance framework that minimizes organizational security risks.