Master of Science in Computer Information Systems / Security
Boston University

Program Details

Learn about emerging security threats and technologies with a master’s in Computer Information Systems focusing on Security. Technical leaders will learn skills to identify, develop, and implement highly secure systems and networks.

Courses teach about information security concepts, governance, biometric systems, and database systems security. Students will also learn about network security and cryptography. Graduates will have competencies in security policies and risk management.

The information security masters degree online includes studies of:

  • IT security policies and procedures
  • Enterprise cyber security
  • Database security
  • Network security
  • Digital forensics and investigations
  • Mobile forensics and security

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Boston University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent