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2011-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

National Security and Public Safety, M.S., Information Protection and Security Concentration


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Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits of graduate work, which may include an internship in national security. Transfer credit from other institutions may be permitted subject to the Graduate School policy on transfer credit detailed elsewhere in this catalog.

Students in the program are required to complete 15 credits of core courses, 9 credits of restricted electives and 12 credits of general electives with advisor approval. Students must complete a capstone requirement of either NSP 690 - Research Project I  or NSP 693 - National Security Internship I  as part of the program; or NSP 697 , NSP 698 , NSP 699 - Thesis III .

M.S., National Security and Public Safety


Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits of graduate work, which may include an internship in national security. Transfer credit from other institutions may be permitted subject to the Graduate School policy on transfer credit detailed elsewhere in this catalog.

Students in the program are required to complete 15 credits of core courses, 9 credits of restricted electives and 12 credits of general electives with advisor approval. Students must complete a capstone requirement of either NSP 690 - Research Project I  or NSP 693 - National Security Internship I  as part of the program; or NSP 697 , NSP 698 , NSP 699 - Thesis III .

Note(s):


If thesis option is selected, 3 credits will count toward electives.

Electives


Plus 21 credits of electives chosen with Dean’s approval from the following:

Concentration in Information Protection and Security


This concentration provides a unique approach to the issue of cyberterrorism and the protection of information management systems within our national security agencies. Students will be prepared for the responsibilities of protecting agency or corporate information systems. The basics of information systems security as well as the legal issues and cyberresponse strategies are reviewed. Computer gaming simulations as well as online attack and defense techniques are presented for student assignments.

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