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Oklahoma State University
Watson Graduate School of Management

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

M.S. in Information Assurance (MSIA)

We are excited to announce that our MS Information Assurance is now an option under the MS Management Information Systems to better meet industry needs and give students flexibility in shaping their MIS degree.  The MS MIS with an option in Information Assurance Security will include a foundational MIS core and electives focused on information security and assurance.  For students already pursuing the MS Telecommunications Management or the MS Information Assurance you will complete the degree you are already admitted into.  If you are a new applicant you will complete your application for the MS Management Information Systems at this point (not MS Info Assurance).  If you have questions please feel free to contact us at or (405) 744-2951.

The Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) program at Oklahoma State University (OSU) offers a unique blend of managerial coursework and hands-on applications that enables graduates to understand information assurance in the business. Topics include telecommunications, risk, offensive and defensive practices, and legal issues.

OSU is a designated Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research. Our IA curriculum is recognized and approved by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The university is also home to the Center for Telecommunications and Network Security.

Accreditation Information

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

  • Degree: Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Program (Major): Information Assurance (MSIA)
  • CIP Code: 11.0103, STEM Designated Degree Program
  • Total Minimum Program Credit Hours Required: 32-33

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