Complete your master's in one year with this innovative fast-track MSIS program.
Earn your Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and your Master of Science in Information Security in only five years.
Well-qualified undergraduate students interested in earning their Masters in Information Security can design their course schedule to get advanced training in the technical aspects of computer security during their undergraduate years, and earn their master's with only 21 additional credit hours (rather than the standard 35-41).
To qualify for this innovative program, a Computer Science major must be a senior with a GPA of at least 3.0 in Computer Science and have taken 70-200, 70-210, 70-245, 13-200, 13-201, and 13-210.
To apply, the student must submit both the application form and a block tuition exemption form to the Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Once accepted, a student may take up to three graduate courses from the following list during their senior year:
68-505 Introduction to Information Security
68-520 Intrusion Detection, Response, and Recovery
68-523 Computer Forensics
68-525 Encryption and Authentication Systems
68-560 Securing Windows
68-563 Securing Databases
68-565 Secure Programming
Some of these graduate courses can substitute for undergraduate courses required of students who choose this fast-track option. Consult the course catalog
for a detailed description of degree requirements.
Applying to Lewis is easy. Start your online application right now.