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Master of Science in Information Technology - Security Management
Interested in managing a company’s IT security?
Colorado Technical University’s online Master of Science in Information Technology degree programs rank among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report.1 The MSIT-SM has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD) by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency.2 The core courses are designed to help you develop the professional skills to consistently align IT strategies with the enterprise’s goals, as well as a strong foundation to embrace relevant IT technologies and services. In the concentration courses explore how to set up secure infrastructure for an enterprise, and help manage cloud and mobile computing. You also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on lab assignments to reinforce course material as well as to gain familiarity with a number of available operating system security products, including Windows and UNIX/Linux.
In the IT capstone course, you are required to completean in-depth project utilizing project management techniques and focus on a major technical problem or major issue that impacts your own organization or in a desired area of study.
CTU strives to make it convenient to manage your education with your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere with CTU Mobile. Classes begin every 8 weeks and run 5½ weeks long.
2 The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). The CTU cyber security curriculum was certified thereby to map to the DHS/NSA cybersecurity knowledge units. This recognition and certification is valid through 2021.
This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to this degree program.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
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