MScIT -Network and Information Security

2 Years 60 Credit Hours
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Philosophy

MSc IT is a demanding and valuable global qualification in the growing IT industry. Msc.IT offers all aspects of designing, building and managing data, information and communication technologies with intellectual rigor required in the dynamic business world, ecommerce, health, education and others. In addition, the graduates are proficient problem solvers; and offer inputs to unravel the complexities in the IT domains. Eventually, the program produces executive team leaders who are capable of working effectively in the constantly changing IT world.

Over a million IT jobs are created every year and newer opportunities are opened with a good knowledge and understanding for what is essential. Having an advanced knowledge and understanding gives our students an upper hand in the competitive world of business and employment. Opportunities open up into technical, management and information systems as well as possible individual foundations. Graduates who are able to combine these aspects will have opened to them a wide variety of jobs having high demand. Not to mention how IT has now become a well respected profession among professionals.

Overview

The MScIT at PBS is a two year, 60 credit program designed to address the need of IT professionals in various service sectors. The program provides comprehensive knowledge and theoretical understanding of the Information Technology industry and involves the integration of technology, people and strategic business development. It prepares graduates to create Information Technology related computing solutions to complex business problems and apply them to different areas of IT that they come across in their professional capacities. Eventually, they contribute to the accomplishment of organizational goals.

Courses Content
MScIT–Specialization in Network and Information Security

Information Security Management @PBS provide enough practical skills and knowledge to students in Information Security Management Area Network Architecture @PBS provide enough architectural concepts and practice based on design framework in this specialization area

The aim of this concentration is to provide the knowledge of computer network security, cloud security, cybersecurity and information security. Students will learn about a set of best practices intended to keep data and network secure from unauthorized access or alteration. It also provides a broad look at the policies, principles and people used to protect data and networks.

2 Years 60 Credit Hours 20 Modules

  • MSIT 600
    Advanced Information Technology
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 601
    Principle of Data Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 602
    Modern Operating System
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 603
    Computer Systems Architecture
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 605
    System Analysis and Design
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 606
    Management Information Security
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 607
    Advanced Database Design & Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 608
    Information Technology Project Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 611
    Wireless & Mobile Systems
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 624
    Telecommunication and Networking
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 690
    Big Data Analytics
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 693
    Applied Information Technology Capstone Project
    3 Credit Hours

  • MSIT 636
    Research Methodology
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 646
    Internet of Things (IoT)
    3 Credit Hours
  • MSIT 648
    Advanced Web Programming
    3 Credit Hours

  • ……….
    Network and Information Security Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • ……….
    Cloud Computing Security
    3 Credit Hours
  • ……….
    Understanding and Conducting Information Security Auditing
    3 Credit Hours
  • ……….
    Cybersecurity
    3 Credit Hours
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    Software-defined network and security
    3 Credit Hours
Learning Outcomes

What you'll learn

The Master of Science in Information Technology offered by PBS in affiliation with Westcliff University encourages students to achieve the following educational outcomes:

  • Create strategic plans that implement information technology requirements and specifications of complex technology systems.

  • Evaluate computer systems and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness by incorporating value computing methodologies.

  • Analyze, design, develop, and maintain information technology infrastructure to allow for implementation of strategic initiatives that incorporate emerging technologies.

  • Analyze and construct database management systems to meet the needs of business and technology decision makers.

  • Compare and contrast various methodologies of computer systems design for the purpose of creating efficacy in computer-related business functions.

  • Create and develop the ability to conduct in-depth research, independently or within the enterprise in a broad range of information technology.

  • Create, innovate, design, and improve technology aspects of data collection and analysis to sustain competitive advantage.

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