Carnegie Mellon University

M.S. in Artificial Intelligence Engineering - Information Security (MSAIE-IS)

The following curriculum applies to MSAIE-IS students starting their INI program in the 2024-25 academic year (MS36 cohort).

Core Courses [99 units]

Artificial Intelligence CORE (42 UNITS):

  • 14-763: Systems and Tool Chains for AI Engineering (12 Units)

  • 24-788: Introduction to Deep Learning (6 Units)
  • 24-784: Trustworthy and Ethical AI Engineering (12 Units)
  • 12 units: Choose one:

  • 18-661: Introduction to Machine Learning for Engineers
  • 24-787: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Engineers (12 Units)
  • 14-757: Introduction to Machine Learning with Adversaries in Mind

Information Security Core (36 UNITS): 

  • 14-741: Introduction to Information Security (12 units)
  • 14-795: AI Applications in Information Security (12 units)
  • 12 additional units of graduate-level security course(s). Please review the MSAIE-IS Additional Core Courses list on the Course List page for pre-approved graduate security courses.


  • 14-789: AI in Business Modeling (6 units) 


  • Choose one: 
    14-740: Fundamentals of Telecommunication Networks (12 units) 
    14-760: Advanced Real-World Data Networks (12 units) 


  • 14-601: INI Academic & Professional Development 1

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.

Please note: depending on your study option, you may have additional requirements. Review the study option 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 Affairs Office (AAO) at for assistance.