Degree Outcomes Cybersecurity

Master of Science in Information Technology

Your Degree Outcomes

This degree is aligned with external professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will allow you to meet the demands of your field.

By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have achieved the following student learning outcomes:

Program Outcomes

  • Apply relevant theories, practices, and technologies to the development of IT solutions.
  • Analyze problems and opportunities to identify optimal information technology solutions.
  • Design and construct optimal information technology solutions.
  • Apply legal, ethical, and professional standards to client interactions and the development of IT solutions.
  • Integrate global and cultural factors into problem solving and information technology practice.
  • Incorporate collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving strategies into information technology practice.
  • Communicate technology issues and solutions effectively with a range of audiences.
  • Engage in self-reflection and professional development planning to support career advancement in the computing profession.

Specialization Outcomes

  • Explain information assurance and security theories, practices, and technologies.
  • Recommend best practices or strategies in security governance, risk management, and compliance for organizations or individuals.
  • Develop security solutions to address the needs of an organization or population.
  • Apply security tools and technologies to identify and address security problems and opportunities.
  • Address ethical, legal, global, and cultural factors of problem solving and cybersecurity practice at individual and organizational levels.
  • Communicate effectively with technology stakeholders.

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