M.S. in Information Technology - Information Security (MSIT-IS)
The following curriculum applies to MSIT-IS students starting their INI program in the 2023-24 academic year (MS35 cohort).
Core Courses [72-78 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
15-641: Networking and the Internet
ADDITIONAL MSIT-IS CORE (12 UNITS)
- Choose One:
14-828: Browser Security
14-761: Applied Information Assurance
14-829: Mobile and IoT Security
SECURITY CORE (12 UNITS):
- 14-741: Introduction to Information Security
BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT CORE (12 UNITS):
- Choose either:
14-817: Cyber Risk Modeling
OR both of:
14-782: Information Security Risk Management I (6 units)
14-788: Information Security Policy and Management (6 units)
PRACTICUM (24 UNITS)
- 14-798: INI Practicum Project
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 1 (3 UNITS)
- 14-601: Academic & Professional Development 1 (3 Units)
Program Electives [48 Units]
36 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.
12 units of restricted electives.
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 the study options chart
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 and Student Services team at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.