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    Dec 03, 2023  
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Information Security Management

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James M. Hull College of Business

Point of Contact: Markus Bacha, Academic Program Coordinator, Cyber Institute

Phone: 706-729-2372


Program Description

The Master of Science with a major in Information Security Management is a 30-hour master’s program divided into ten, 3-credit hour required courses. Courses will primarily be delivered face-to-face with some expected and growing use of online, hybrid, and weekend scheduling.

Goals/objectives of the Program

The goals and objectives of this program are as follows:

  • Provide professional grounding in the eight domains of information security as articulated for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP): Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security.
  • Offer professional grounding in the four domains of information security management as articulated by ISACA (previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association): Information Security Governance, Information Risk Management and Compliance, Information Security Program Development and Management, Information Security Incident Management.
  • Deliver grounding in principles of enterprise management: Organizational Behavior, Management of Information Technology.
  • Afford grounding in tools supporting security management: System and Network Administration, Analytics, Data Management.


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