MS Degree Program
Area of Concentration in Computer Networks

Computer networks have become the driving force in information systems for the knowledge industry. Computer networks can be wired or wireless. They are the 'glue' that ties the system together. This area of concentration enables individuals to find employment in the fast growing fields of computer networks and data communications. Knowledge Systems Institute offers coursework and research in the field of Computer Networks (CN). This program is designed as an area of concentration for individuals who want to specialize in computer networks and data communications, which emphasizes on essential network security concepts, secure information transfer and storage, risk management, and perimeter and internal protection.

Degree Requirements

The MS Degree in Computer and Information Sciences, with the concentration in Computer Networks requires 30 credit hours of coursework (10 courses), a nine credit hour individual research project and a comprehensive examination.

Required Core Courses:
CIS501 Information System Design
CIS502 Database Management Systems
CIS507 Principles of Computer Networks
CIS520 Advanced Computer Networks
CIS522 Computer Security
Area Courses:
CIS504 Programming Languages
CIS506 Advanced Operating Systems
CIS508 Database Network Administration & Tuning
CIS509 Knowledge Engineering
CIS563 Information Security Assurance
MS Research Project (9 credits):

CIS599 A, B, C — Research Project


Learn More:    
(847) 679-3135