Information Technology - Cybersecurity Concentration, MA


Walsh College

Type

Master's programs

Location

North America

Troy

United States

Location

United States

Troy

Type

Master's programs


The Walsh College Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT-CS) with a concentration in Cybersecurity degree is focused on preparing IT professionals to optimize information technology management to support of business strategies and goals. The MSIT-CS allows students to: Employ information and information technology for strategic advantage Apply critical, strategic, ethical, and innovative thinking to achieve results-oriented organizational goals Balance continuity and change in the development, implementation, and evaluation of information technology Lead at enterprise level by linking critical decisions regarding resources, people, processes, and technologies to organizational performance and information assurance Communicate at the strategic level demonstrating command of the topic, logical organization, compelling argument, and excellence in English grammar, syntax and commit to lifelong development as reflective learners NATIONAL CENTER OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CYBER DEFENSE (NSA CAE/CD) Walsh College is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE/CD) which identifies Walsh as one of a small set of academic institutions in the country to achieve this status. Walsh College was one of the academic institutions in Michigan to earn the previous designation as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and remains committed to maintaining its status as a leader in cybersecurity education. In addition to ensuring that its programs meet the CAE requirements, Walsh has also made sure that its programs align with two other external standards: Department of Defense 8570 and the Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework.