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MISSM Program Schedule

Finish MISSM in 20 Months

Normal schedule for full-time students starting in the fall term expecting to complete the program in 20 months

Term I: (YEAR 1)

ISSM 551 Disaster Recovery and Planning

ISSM 521 TCP/IP Security

ISSM 533 Cryptography and Secure Network Communications

ISSM 543 Systems Development and Project Management

TOTAL: 12cr

Term II: (YEAR 1)

ISSM 535 Firewall Fundamentals

ISSM 553 Risk Management and Analysis

ISSM 541 Management Accounting

ISSM 536 Digital Forensics

One optional course

TOTAL: 15cr

Term III: (Spring/Summer, YEAR1)

ISSM 531 Advanced Network Security

ISSM 561 Information Technology Law and Ethics

ISSM 538 Research Methods I

ISSM 525 Securing an E-Commerce Infrastructure

TOTAL: 12cr

Term IV: (YEAR 2)

ISSM 545 Security Policies, Standards and Management

ISSM 559 Research Methods II

TOTAL: 12cr

Term V: (YEAR 2)

ISSM581 Research Project in Subject Area (9cr)

TOTAL: 9cr

TOTAL for the program: 60cr



Please note the following restrictions set by the department:

  • Students cannot take more than 12 credit hours during the first term they admitted to the program
  • Students cannot take more than 12 credit hours during Spring /  Summer term