Information Technology (M.S.I.T.) - Network Design & Security

Information Technology (M.S.I.T.) - Network Design & Security

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
BMIS 520IT Infrastructure3
BMIS 530Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Design3
BMIS 570Ethics and Legal Issues3
CSCI 501Overview of Computer Security3
CSIS 505Software Development3
CSIS 525Database Design and Development3
CSIS 535Computer Networks3
CSIS 657Statistical Analysis and Data Mining3
CSIS 690Integrated Capstone3
Total Hours27
Network Design & Security Cognate
BMIS 662Telecommunications and Network Security3
CSCI 601Applied Network Security3
CSIS 651Network Architecture and Design3
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident and Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
BMIS 520 IT Infrastructure 3
CSCI 501 Overview of Computer Security 3
CSIS 505 Software Development 3
CSIS 535 Computer Networks 3
Second Semester
BMIS 530 Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Design 3
BMIS 570 Ethics and Legal Issues 3
BMIS 662 Telecommunications and Network Security 3
CSIS 525 Database Design and Development 3
Third Semester
CSCI 601 Applied Network Security 3
CSIS 651 Network Architecture and Design 3
CSIS 657 Statistical Analysis and Data Mining 3
CSIS 690 Integrated Capstone 3
 Total Hours36
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