SANS Technology Institute

SANS Technology Institute

Master of Science in Information Security Management (MSISM)


8120 Woodmont Ave.

Ste. 310

Bethesda, MD 20814

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Information Security Management (MSISM)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Security Management (MSISM) Program is designed to accelerate the development of information security Managers by providing practical experience that can be immediately applied on the job. Students learn from the industry experts how to see the world from an attacker's view, audit information systems, assess legal implications of an incident, and develop risk-based secure enterprise-level solutions that enable an organization's business processes to function in spite of the increasing threat presence. In addition to developing hands-on technical skills, the program emphasizes the development of communication and leadership skills that will improve the student's ability to implement information security solutions within their organization.

Courses are developed and taught by information security industry leaders. Individuals who are currently both practitioners (working for the White House, government agencies, and many sectors of private industry: financial, energy, healthcare, etc.) and scholars (researchers, inventors, authors, etc) in the information security field.

Classes are held in a wide variety of formats both in person and at a distance to meet the needs of working professionals. The MSISM Program takes advantage of the security industry's cutting edge content: SANS classes, and the security industry's standard for testing: GIAC certification exams, and builds on these elements with STI-specific elements to created graduates prepared to protect and defend our information infrastructures well into the future.



International Student Requirements:

WES evaluated transcripts, TOEFL if ESL

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1250 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 15000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 15000 USD

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

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