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Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
Master of Science in Computer Science
Graduate Certificate in Information Security
Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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The Graduate Certificate in Information Security is included with the MSCIS.

The certificate in Information Security is certified by the National Security Agency and the Committee on National Security Systems. Please contact your local field office for more information.

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Offered at Hanscom AFB and MCAS New River/Camp Lejeune

Overview

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) is a graduate weekend program designed for students who wish to combine a technical competence in computer science and information systems with a knowledge of managerial and organizational issues. Students receive training in both the modern techniques of management and the technology of computer systems.

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS)

  • Boston University’s Metropolitan College is recognized by the NSA (National Security Agency) and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research.
  • Programs are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).
  • Students have access to BU’s Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS) research consortium.
  • The program design is accelerated and formatted over five-semesters.
  • Students can begin any semester— the courses are in a continuous sequence.
  • Those PCS’d before graduating can petition to complete remaining courses online.
  • Coursework for the MSCIS can be completed in approximately 20-24 months.

Students who complete the master’s degree in Computer Information Systems will be able to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for architecture, design, and implementation of computer applications systems.
  • Proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, data communications, systems analysis, and design.
  • Competence sufficient to identify current and emerging information technologies that may have strategic value for enterprise; assess where those technologies have value; and manage the implementation of those technologies in the enterprise.

Hanscom AFB: Degree Requirements

MCAS New River/Camp Lejeune: Degree Requirements

 

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