The M.S. Network & Computer Security program is designed for students who have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in network and computer security, computer science or systems, electrical engineering, or a related field; however, students without a background in one of these areas may enter the program after completion of appropriate prerequisite coursework under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Prerequisite courses include:
- Computing Fundamentals
- Unix Programming
- Computer Organization
- Networking of Information Systems
- Discrete Math/Finite Math
The need for completion of prerequisite coursework is determined in consultation with the Graduate Admissions Office and the program coordinator. To initiate the process of determining prerequisites, please forward an unofficial copy of your transcripts to the Graduate Admissions Office: scan/email firstname.lastname@example.org | fax 315-792-7221.