Academic Year 2020-21
For Students Starting the Master of Science in Information Technology-Information Security in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 (MS32)
The 122-unit MSIT-IS curriculum consists of five main components:
|Core Courses||Establish the necessary background and a common competency level||74 units|
|Program Electives||Build upon the core, providing flexibility and breadth in coursework||24 units|
|Practicum||Capstone experience, in which student teams apply their knowledge and skills to solve a real-world problem for industry, government and research sponsors||24 units|
|Internship||All INI students are required to complete a summer internship||0 units|
MS32 MSIT-IS Curriculum Framework
Total: 122 Units
74 Units Core Courses
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):
- 14-776: Fundamentals of Business and Management
MSIT-IS Degree-Specific Core (36 units):
Please refer to the MSIT-IS Core Courses list on the Course List page.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (2 UNITS):
- 14-601: INI Academic and Professional Development 1
- 14-602: INI Academic and Professional Development 2
24 Units Program Electives
Students have the opportunity to pursue a wide range of electives in which they have a special interest. Electives may not be taken as pass/no pass/audit.
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.
24 Units Master's Practicum Course
14-798: INI Practicum Project
0 Units Internship
All students must complete an INI-approved internship.
0 Units Residency Requirement
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.