Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management

On-Campus Course Schedule for Summer 2021

While the SCS campus remains closed, on-campus classes will continue to be held remotely. These courses usually run during their regularly scheduled time and are held in synchronous sessions conducted via Zoom. Students should work with their academic advisors to develop course schedules that meet their academic and personal needs.

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MPCR-900-40

Capstone

Program staff will manually register eligible students for capstone course. A grade of "B" or higher is needed to pass this course. Core requirement for MPS degree.

Note: Capstone proposals must be approved by course instructor before registering in the Capstone course. Program staff will manually register eligible students for capstone course following approval from course instructor. A grade of "B" or higher is needed to pass this course. Core requirement for MPS degree

  • Course #: MPCR-900-40
  • CRN: 18220
  • Instructor: Lemieux, F.
  • Dates: May 24 – Aug 15, 2021
  • Class Meetings:
    • Thu 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

MPCR-620-40

Cybersec Governance Frmwrk

This course prepares students to develop governance frameworks for information security management. Students learn how to develop holistic and integrated frameworks that include: (1) strategic planning; (2) security architecture policy and standards; (3) cultural and organizational awareness, training, and change management principles; (4) security operations; and (5) compliance and audit support elements. Students will study existing frameworks that are recognized as best practice in the public and private sectors (federal government, critical infrastructure, ISO 27000 for commercial, etc.).

  • Course #: MPCR-620-40
  • CRN: 17663
  • Instructor: Shabat, M.
  • Dates: May 24 – Aug 15, 2021
  • Class Meetings:
    • Wed 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

MPCR-600-40

Disruptive Tech & Org Change

This course explores the impact of disruptive technological innovation on organizations and their ability to adapt to change. More precisely, students learn how to detect and anticipate disruptive technologies and their potential impact on organizational culture, processes, and strategies. The course places an emphasis on understanding organizational values, processes, resources, and migration capabilities. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify and apply sustainable solutions to accommodate disruptive innovations and capabilities to cope with organizational and industry changes.

  • Course #: MPCR-600-40
  • CRN: 17570
  • Instructor: Brooks, C.
  • Dates: May 24 – Aug 15, 2021
  • Class Meetings:
    • Mon 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

MPCR-500-40

Ethics in Cybersecurity

In the first part of this course, students are introduced to methodologies, principles, values, and frameworks to facilitate the study of ethics. In the second part of the course, students study discipline- and field-specific codes of ethics within the profession. The course explores the ethical responsibilities all cybersecurity professionals have towards themselves, corporations, the government, and the public. Students contrast the roles and responsibilities of security professionals with those of other information technology professionals. In the third part of the course, students apply an appropriate decision-making framework and gain experience navigating ethical issues in decision-making. Course discussions center on issues involving privacy, confidentiality, and sensitive information. During the final project, students codify an individual code of ethics in relation to professional codes of conduct. Students must receive a grade of B or higher to graduate.

  • Course #: MPCR-500-40
  • CRN: 17512
  • Instructor: Applegate, S.
  • Dates: May 24 – Aug 15, 2021
  • Class Meetings:
    • Tue 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

MPCR-750-40

Information Security

This course provides theoretical and applied foundations of information security and assurance. Students study various types of cyber-crime and vulnerabilities of government computer systems and information networks. Students learn about strategies for the protection of information and computer systems and how to mitigate and respond to breaches of those systems.

  • Course #: MPCR-750-40
  • CRN: 17517
  • Instructor: Nguyen, P.
  • Dates: May 24 – Aug 15, 2021
  • Class Meetings:
    • Thu 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM