Master of Computer Science / Information Security & Assurance
Illinois Institute of Technology

Program Details

Illinois Institute of Technology offers an online master’s in Computer Science to help individuals increase their career opportunities. Core courses in this Computer Science degree online cover programming, systems, and theory. Students can specialize in Information Security and Assurance to learn how to provide protection in modern e-commerce environments.

Courses meet standards set by the US government’s Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) program for Information Systems Security Professionals and Systems Certifiers. This online Computer Science degree can be completed solely with coursework or through completing a master’s project.

Course topics offered in the Information Security master’s degree online include:

  • Advanced database organization
  • Data privacy and security
  • Cryptography
  • System and network security

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • For applicants who do not have a 3.0 GPA, GRE scores are required.
  • Prerequisites in calculus required.