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Committee on National Security Systems
Meets the Committee on National Security Systems National Training Standards for Information Systems Security Professionals, Senior Systems Managers

The Online Masters of Science in Information Security

Lewis University Information Security Masters FacultyAdvance your career while defending and protecting freedom at the corporate, national and global cyber level with a Master of Science in Information Security.

The MSIS program offers coursework that covers the ten domains of knowledge required for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam—the "gold standard" of information security. You will also choose from two distinctive concentrations that will prepare you to become a leader in winning the war on cyber warfare–a leader like Lewis alumnus Matt Kwiatkowski.

Two MSIS Concentrations to Choose From

Study advanced topics in operations, forensics, programming, strategic risk assessment and more and choose a concentration that best aligns with your individual career goals.

  • Management Concentration: Advance into leadership and management roles with courses that focus on developing and implementing large-scale plans and strategies for securing data, IT governance and compliance, risk management, auditing and security assurance
  • Technical Concentration: Learn to master a wide range of information security issues and topics with hands-on training and knowledge including strategies to repel hackers, secure programming principles and computer forensics

This graduate degree prepares students for the management and technical threats facing today's businesses and organizations including cyber attacks. Learn more about the history of cyber warfare.

Stay on the Cutting Edge and Advance Your Career

Gain skills and knowledge that are immediately applicable to defending and protecting freedom.

  • Study a foundational curriculum that’s suitable for career changers interested in Information Security—even if you don’t have an IT background
  • Enter a high-demand career field with a salary range of $95,000–$149,750 for Security professionals1
  • Join a community of Lewis alumni who are successful in the field of Information Security
  • Excel at coursework that meets the national standards of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)
  • Coursework prepares you for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam and satisfies one year of the work experience requirement to sit for the exam

To learn more about the Master of Science in Information Security, request more information or call toll-free at 1.866.967.7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor.

1 The Robert Half Technology 2013 Salary Guide

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