CCS Professor in class with students

The Master of Science in Information Security Management (MS-ISM) program provides a master's level exposure to the knowledge and skills required to protect an enterprise's information assets, educating professionals in the fields of information security, governance of IT and risk management.  

The MS ISM program 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.

The admissions deadline for Spring 2021 is November 1, 2020. Apply today!

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School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

706-721-1110

ccs@augusta.edu

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

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Goals and Objectives

The MS-ISM program is designed to: 

  • Provide professional grounding in the eight domains of information security as articulated for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • 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 and Information Security Incident Management. 
  • Deliver grounding in principles of enterprise management: Organziational Behavior and Management of Information Technology.

Alumni Spotlight

"There has been a shift in the culture of believing that only security professionals have responsibility for an organization's information security. In my role as Associate Director of the University IT Customer Experience Team at Augusta University, I feel that it is my responsibility to help educate our customers on this topic. By completing the MS-ISM program, I was able to gain a better understanding of the in-depth concepts required to manage in an information security environment."

- Janice Deloach, MS-ISM '19

Associate Director of IT Customer Experience

Augusta University