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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT OF SECURE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Our Master of Science in Management of Secure Information Systems provides you with the leadership and management expertise you need while addressing the specific technology and policy challenges of modern information systems and networks.

An Experiential Learning Environment Rich in Cultural Perspective

Through your course work, interactions with faculty, and the network of colleagues you build in the program, you have the opportunity to gain an invaluable global perspective—and a rich appreciation for other cultures and points-of-view. 

CIO Certificate and Dual Degree Option

In addition to your technology management master's degree, you will earn a CIO Graduate Certificate. You also have the option of obtaining a master's in cyber security management. After completion of the Master in Technology Management, you can complete the Master in Management of Secure Information Systems in only 26 additional credits.

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High-Caliber Peers & Deep Business Connections

Throughout the program, you take all classes within your cohort, consisting of up to 48 students, depending. You immediately form a network of business professionals you can rely on for help within the classroom and in a professional capacity upon graduating.

Global Learning

We rotate the residencies every year among South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa—where students meet with prominent business leaders and serve as consultants, developing solutions to real time global business challenges.

Professional Development

You benefit from a dedicated career management staff that offers individualized career consulting, employment and networking opportunities, and online resources. Our strong relationships with the business community affords you a variety of opportunities to connect with and gain valuable insights from area business professionals.

Sample Courses

"This degree will enable me to be well positioned to become a decision maker in this field with the breadth and depth of knowledge to create and implement meaningful solutions to tomorrow's problems."

Nick Kaywork, Program Manager at the Federal Government

"In today’s global economy, you cannot be narrowly focused, but must have the vision and ability to fully understand the complicated interdependencies between managers, engineers, and policy makers."

John Merrill, Program Manager at the Department of Homeland Security

"Mason's Master of Science in Management of Secure Information Systems provides the perfect combination of technical, business and policy education under a single well-conceptualized approach."

Charlie Pratt, Owner and Managing Consultant at Bitscope Consulting, LLC

Five Reasons to Choose Mason's Master of Science in Management of Secure Information Systems:

  • Cohorts consist of 25-40 colleagues, which gives you the opportunity to form a network of business professionals you can rely on for help within the classroom and in a professional capacity upon graduating.
  • The global residency and capstone project provides hands-on learning experiences engaging with other countries and company executives.
  • On-site classes are conveniently located near the Virginia Square Metro station and are augmented with online learning.
  • You benefit from a dedicated career management staff that offers individualized career consulting, employment and networking opportunities, and online resources.
  • Our program is student-centered. We realize that you have many responsibilities at both work and home, and we are committed to helping you achieve a quality balance during the time you spend in this program.

An educational experience that is immediately applicable to the workplace.

ENTERPRISE SECURITY THREATS

ENTERPRISE SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES

MANAGERIAL FINANACE

LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

DECISION MODELS AND METHODS

NETWORKING PRINCIPLES

ECONOMICS OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL AND COST ACCOUNTING

CAPSTONE PROJECT

Program At A Glance

January start date

Cross-disciplinary program drawing on the expertise of faculty members business, engineering, and policy schools

Completed in 16 months

Saturday classes on the Arlington Campus

Cohort of up to 35 professionals

Leading-edge, integrated curriculum led by engaged, expert faculty

Capstone project

One-week global residency

Dual degree option with Master of Science in Technology Management

Total of 36 credit hours

Student Profile

AVERAGE AGE: 37

14 YEARS WORK EXPERIENCE

61% HOLD SECURITY CLEARANCE

18% FEMALE

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

INFORMATION SESSION

Management of Secure Information Systems
Information Session
Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of three years of full-time work experience in a field relevant to the program
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The Global Residency

This required course includes a week-long international study tour led by a full-time professor. You gain a broader understanding of secure information systems management and policies in a different cultural, political, and global setting. This is accomplished through briefings by high-ranking government officials and academic and industry leaders in addition to site visits to local and global companies.

The global residency is offered in the final semester of the program. While venues change with the world economy, residency locations for our other graduate programs include China, Taiwan, Thailand, India, Japan, Sweden, Belgium, England, Ireland, Tunisia, Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, and Argentina.

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