Carnegie Mellon University

Bicoastal Degree Options

The INI offers two degrees through bicoastal delivery in collaboration with the Silicon Valley campus: Mobility (MSIT-MOB) and Information Security (MSIT-IS).

Mobility

Prepares students to be at the forefront of the mobility field with a multidisciplinary curriculum spanning both technical and business topics in mobile applications, services and devices.

Program learninG outcomes

Students gain the ability to:

    • Explain historical and state-of-the-art mobile technologies relating to devices, networks, providers, data, and applications
    • Apply mobile system skills toward design and implementation of mobile products and services
    • Explain microeconomic and management principles important to businesses that run information systems
    • A demonstrated ability to work on practical team projects with industry

Mobility Degree-Specific Core Courses

Information Security

Prepares students to become industry leaders in information security by blending education in information security technology with other topics essential for the effective development and management of secure information systems. 

Program Learning outcomes

Students gain the ability to:

  • Explain security and privacy principles, and state-of-the-art techniques for security and privacy in information systems including devices, networks, software, and services
  • Explain microeconomic and management principles important to businesses that run information systems
  • Design and implement secure systems and services using knowledge and skills in information security and privacy
  • A demonstrated ability to work on practical team projects with industry

Information Security Degree-Specific Core Courses