M.S. in Information Technology - Information Security (MSIT-IS)
The following curriculum applies to MSIT-IS students starting their INI program in the 2022-23 academic year (MS34 cohort).
Core Courses [72 units]
NETWORKING CORE (12 UNITS):
- Choose One:
14-740: Fundamentals of Telecommunications and Computer Networks
14-760: Advanced Real-World Data Networks
18-756: Packet Switching and Computer Networks
SECURITY CORE (12 UNITS):
- 14-741: Introduction to Information Security
BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT CORE (12 UNITS):
- Choose one:
14-817: Cyber Risk Modeling
14-782: Information Security Risk Management I (6 units) AND 14-788: Information Security Policy and Management (6 units)
MSIT-IS DEGREE-SPECIFIC CORE (36 UNITS):
- Please refer to the MSIT-IS Core Courses list on the Course List page.
Practicum [24 Units]
- 14-798: INI Practicum Project
Program Electives [24 Units]
Fulfilled by courses in INI, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), School of Computer Science (SCS), Engineering & Public Policy (EPP), Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) or Integrated Innovation Institute (III), and/or approved courses in the Heinz College or Tepper School. Some exceptions apply.
Academic & Professional Development 1 [3 Units]
- 14-601: Academic & Professional Development 1
Residency Requirement [0 Units]
All students must fulfill a residency requirement for a semester in which they are enrolled at CMU Silicon Valley.
Please note: depending on your study option, you may have additional requirements. Review chart below
MSIT-IS students pursue one of the following four study options within their degree program.
DISTRIBUTION OF UNITS
|3 Semesters||No Internship||
|3 Semesters||Required Internship||
|Applied Advanced Studies
|4 Semesters||Required Internship||
The INI cannot guarantee that courses will be offered each semester or in a specific semester as advertised on this page. Students must refer to the 'Schedule of Classes' to determine course availability. The INI cannot guarantee that a student will be offered a seat in a specific course. These apply to courses at the INI as well as other departments at Carnegie Mellon. In addition, it is the sole responsibility of the student to read and understand the following information regarding this program and its requirements. Should an individual have any further questions, they are encouraged to contact INI Academic Affairs Office (AAO) at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.