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Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Academic Program

MSIA core classes engage the student in the study of information assurance, both from a hands-on technical approach and from a business-oriented managerial perspective. The MSIA program is a minimum 35-36 credit hour program includes 30 hours of core of courses and 5-6 credits of electives in approved courses (this may include an approved internship or practicum).

Required Core Courses

  • ECEN 5553 Telecommunications Systems
  • MSIS 5213 Information Assurance Management
  • MSIS 5773 The Upper Layers of Telecommunications Systems
  • MSIS 5233 Applied Information Systems Security
  • MSIS 5713 Scripting Essentials
  • MSIS 5253 Advanced System Certification and Accreditation
  • MSIS 5273 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology
  • MSIS 5263 Information Assurance Offense
  • MSIS 5283 Secure Information Systems Administration
  • MSIS 5293 Information Assurance Capstone

Required Common Electives

8-9 credit hours of electives in business or other appropriate disciplines

Roll-out

OSU-Stillwater

Fall Spring Summer
ACCT 5183 ECON 5113 MSIS 5213
FIN 50131 MGMT 5113  
MKTG 5133 TCOM 50122  
MGMT 5113 TCOM 5153  
MSIS 5773 MSIS 5213  
MSIS 5213 MSIS 52332  
MSIS 5253 MSIS 52432  
MSIS 5273    

1 ACCT 5183 prerequisite
2 MSIS 5773 prerequisite

OSU-Tulsa

Fall Spring Summer
ACCT 5183 ACCT 5183 MSIS 5213
FIN 50131 ECON 5113  
MGMT 5113 MGMT 5113  
MSIS 5773 MSIS 5213  
MSIS 5213 MSIS 52332  
MSIS 5253 MSIS 52432  
MSIS 5273    

1 ACCT 5183 prerequisite
2 MSIS 5773 prerequisite

Online Learning

Fall Spring Summer
ACCT 5183 ACCT 5183 MSIS 5213
FIN 50131 ECON 5113  
MKTG 5133 MKTG 5133  
MGMT 5113 MGMT 5113  
MSIS 5773 TCOM 5153  
MSIS 5213 MSIS 5213  
MSIS 5253 MSIS 52332  
MSIS 5273 MSIS 52432  

1 ACCT 5183 prerequisite
2 MSIS 5773 prerequisite