MS-CSIA Program Outline

Southern Utah University (SUU) offers a Masters of Science in Cyber Security & Information Assurance, completely online. This program provide a solid core of classes as well as the opportunity to select one of two Emphases: “Cyber and Web Security” OR “Government, Regulation, and Compliance (GRC) and IS Controls.” Contact Online Admissions for more information.

33-Graduate Credit Program (4 semesters)

Course Number Course Title Credits
Core Required Classes
CSIA 6000 Network Security 2
CSIA 6010 Communication, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 3
CSIA 6020 IT Policy Compliance and Disaster Recovery 3
CSIA 6030 Advanced Persistent Threats 2
CSIA 6040 IT Project Management 3
CSIA 6060 IT Risk Management 2
Total Credits:
15
Emphasis #1: Cyber and Web Security
CSIA 6200 Hacking and Security Vulnerability Management
3
CSIA 6210 Penetration Testing
3
CSIA 6220 Cloud Security
3
CSIA 6230 Cryptography Fundamentals
3
CSIA 6240 Digital Forensics
3
CSIA 6250 Network & Internet Forensics
3
CSIA 6260 Mobile Security
3
CSIA 6340 Cyber Legislation & Litigation
3
CSIA 6850 Special Topics
3
Total Credits:
12
Emphasis #2: GRC and IS Controls
CSIA 6300 E-Business Security and Cyber Investigations
3
CSIA 6310 Introduction to Government, Regulation, and Compliance
3
CSIA 6320 Security Frameworks
3
CSIA 6340 Cyber Legislation and Litigation
3
CSIA 6350 PCI/DSS and Harvard Business Review Case Study
3
CSIA 6850 Special Topics
3
Total Credits:
12
Capstone Experience (Thesis and/or approved Internship)
CSIA 6500 Capstone
6
Total Program Credits:
33