Online Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance

Program Overview

The online Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) allows you to create a master's degree that matches your unique needs. Designed for flexibility, this program allows you to select three distinct areas of study that match your personal passions and career objectives.

Built for those with busy schedules, the MIS offers multiple start dates and 7-week* courses to help you earn your degree in as few as 12 months.

*7-week courses not available in all learning blocks.

Total Tuition

$12,900

Program Duration

As few as 12 months

Credit Hours

30

With the ability to choose from 19 learning blocks, you can create a degree that will help you stand out. Our introductory and capstone courses will prepare you to market yourself and the unique skills your MIS degree can bring to professional opportunities. If you've earned previous graduate credit at another accredited institution, you may be able to transfer credits into the MIS degree through the General Studies learning block with the approval of the MIS Program Director. Explore our learning blocks below.

Develop the skills needed to advocate for art with civic, business, state, and federal agencies and learn what it means to be a leader in an arts organization.

Courses

Students must first meet with the Arts Administration Program Director for permission to take this learning block. Students can study up to 12 credits (the fourth course will count toward the General Studies Learning Block). AA courses are offered online and face-to-face and are full semester in length.

Advance your leadership skills, plus learn how to approach and solve business problems in our AACSB accredited business courses.

Courses

Students must first complete BA 6000 before they take any other business administration course. In some cases, and by permission from the School of Business, BA 6000 may be waived if a student studied business as an undergraduate from an AACSB-accredited institution and substituted with one of the other Business Administration Learning Block courses. Business courses are online and face-to-face and are 7 weeks in length.

Learn how to fundraise, manage, and lead in an animal services organization.

Courses

Students may select 9 credits (one learning block) or 18 credits (two learning blocks) from the following courses. Students must take INDS 6414 - Foundations of Contemporary Animal Services Leadership (CASL) before they take any CASL electives. Students must first take BA 6000 before FIN 6100 or MGMT 6100. For Best Friends Animal Society Executive Leadership Certification (ELC) program graduates, select 9 credits from the following courses. CASL courses are online and face-to-face and are 7 weeks in length.

Note: PRDV 5000 - Professional Development Best Friends National Conference is taken through SUU’s Office of Community and Professional Development.

ENGL courses are offered online and are full semester in length.

Gain an understanding of the foundation of Cybersecurity & Information Assurance.

Courses

Students may take three CSIA courses from the courses offered to MIS students. They must first take CSIA 6000 - Foundations of Cyber Security & Information Assurance before they take any other CSIA course unless they have permission from the CSIA program director. CSIA courses are available online and are full semester in length.

Gain a deep understanding of what it means to be creative in education, how to meet the needs of culturally diverse school populations, and how to apply technology in education.

Courses

Students may select 9 credits (one learning block) or 18 credits (two learning blocks) from the following courses. Five of the eight EDUC courses are only offered summer semester. EDUC courses are offered online and are full semester in length.

This learning block is specifically designed for those transferring in an academic discipline that SUU’s MIS degree does not include. There is no curriculum attached to this course. It is solely for the purpose of course substitutions for transfer courses. Alternatively, students may create their own 6- or 9-credit learning block. These courses are offered online and are 7-weeks or full semester in length.

Select three courses from the following. These courses are online and are 7 weeks in length.

Discover what it means to be a leader and develop your personal leadership style.

Courses

Select 9 credits from the following courses. These courses are online and are 7 weeks in length.

Develop a deep understanding of the technology and hardware behind audio recording, notation, and music promotion.

Courses

Students must first take MUSC 6103 before any other MUSC course. Courses are online and are 7 weeks in length.

Select Two of the Following

Learn how to manage, fundraise, and grant write for a non-profit.

Courses

Courses are online and are 7 weeks in length.

Learn the guiding principles behind online course development, design, and assessment.

Courses

For this Learning Block, students must take the INDS courses in numeric order. Courses are online and are 7 weeks in length.

Note: PRDV 5000 - Professional Development: Online & Remote Teaching Foundations is taken through SUU’s Office of Community and Professional Development.

Learn the fundamentals of administrative law, public sector economics, and public human resources management.

Courses

Students must first take PADM 6000 before they take any other PADM course. Courses are online and face-to-face and are full semester in length.

Select Two of the Following

Develop key skills needed for library media teachers.

Courses

Students may select either 9 or 18 credits from the following courses. Students who complete all 18 credits will not need to complete another learning block and will also be eligible to receive a Utah School Library endorsement. Students must take LM 6100 either concurrently with or before other LM courses. Courses are online and full semester and are 7 weeks in length.

Learn how to strategically use major social media platforms and how to communicate in a crisis.

Courses

COMM 6210 and 6230 are online and face-to-face and are 7 weeks in length. INDS 6211 is online and is 7 weeks in length.

Courses

Students may select 9 credits (one learning block) or 18 credits (two learning blocks) from the following courses. Students must first complete SPED 6100 before any other SPED course. Courses are online and face-to-face and are full semester in length.

Note: Students do not receive a SPED endorsement from this Learning Block.

Students must first complete TESL 6010 and 6030 before taking TESL 6890. Courses are online and face-to-face and are 7 weeks and full semester in length.

Note: Students do not receive a TESOL endorsement from this Learning Block.

ENGL courses are offered online and are full semester in length.

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Tuition

Maximize the value of your online Master of Interdisciplinary Studies with our affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which includes all fees.


Per Credit

$430

Per Course

$1,290

Per Program

$12,900

**Tuition Plateaus after 14 credits each semester.


Calendar

Designed for working professionals, SUU’s Master of Interdisciplinary Studies conveniently features 24/7 online course delivery, and multiple start dates each year.

Next Application Deadline

05/10/21

Start Classes

05/17/21

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Admissions

Our streamlined admission process enables you to start quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MIS degree, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. Requirements include:


3.0 Undergrad GPA

Resume

Statement of Intent

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