Master of Science - Systems Security Engineering

Master of Science - Systems Security Engineering

The Master of Science in Systems Security Engineering program requires a total of 30 credits and combines education in cyber security technology with courses in technology governance to create a more holistic experience that is consistent with the real-world environment.

As such, the program is hands-on, with a strong laboratory component, making it particularly well suited for professionals currently working or aspiring to work in cyber security and its related fields. This unique program by one of the foremost technological institutions in the United States will provide experienced professionals with the edge needed to excel in the increasingly complex and exciting world of systems security.

Core Course Requirements for Full Degree

SES 602 Secure Systems Foundations
SES 603 Secure Systems Laboratory
SES 622 Fundamentals of Systems Security Engineering
SES 623 Systems Security Architecture and Design

In addition, candidates must take:
EM/SDOE 612 Project Management of Complex Systems
SYS/SDOE 605 Systems Integration

To complete the required ten courses, candidates must be supplement  by choosing  one course from each of the three concentrations: Information Assurance, Security Governance, and Security Technology, provided on the following list:

Information Assurance
CS 573 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
MIS 645 Cyber Security Principles 
MIS 648 Risk Analysis and the Economics of Safety
CS 675 Secure Computer Systems
CPE 691 Information Systems Security

Security Governance
SYS 684 Systems Thinking
MIS 647 Information Security and the Law
MIS 648 Risk Analysis and the Economics of Safety
MIS 675 Analyzing Technology Risks
MIS 646 Enterprise Information Security Architectures

Security Technology
CS 665 Network Forensics
CS 576 Secure Systems
CS 577 Cybersecurity Laboratory
CPE 592 Multimedia Network Security
EE 584 Wireless Systems Security

Note: that some courses have necessary prerequisites.

Course Requirements for four-course Certificate Program

SES 602 Secure Systems Foundations
SES 603 Secure Systems Laboratory
SES 622 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering Security
SES 623 Systems Security Architecture and Design

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