2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog > Programs and Course Descriptions > Information Security > Information Security, M.S.
30 credits – Thesis track
Purpose of Degree
The purpose of the online Master of Science in Information Security program is to prepare future leaders in information security with in-depth knowledge in one or more specialty areas in information security. Graduate students who successfully complete the Master of Science in Information Security will earn up to six Federal certifications, as defined by the US Committee on National Security Systems. The curriculum is aligned with these certifications as follows:
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will:
Special resources of the department
The Computer Science Department has modern, well-equipped laboratories and an active externally funded research program.
Typical time to finish
Students will typically proceed through the program in a cohort, taking two classes per semester, including summers. This allows the student to finish in less than two years.
Graduate Assistantships (GAs) are available through the department for students who pursue full-time graduate study. Prospective students should follow the application process established by the office of Graduate Studies.
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