MS-ISA Areas of Study & Curriculum

The program provides a flexible way to pursue graduate-level education in the following areas:

Plan of Study Guide

Advisement prior to first-semester enrollment and a formal Plan of Study is mandatory. Individual students will be advised to enroll in specific classes that match their intended career path and complement their bachelor's degree and work experience. Plan of study approvals will be granted by the designated faculty advisor.

Read the Plan of Study Guide before creating your Plan of Study.

Students must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours of courses within the following groups.

Sample Course Syllabi

Course descriptions are provided for the courses listed below. For sample syllabi (where available), click here.

MS-ISA Checklist

Download the checklist for MS-ISA students. Please use this worksheet along with your Plan of Study as a guide to satisfy your graduation requirements. Check off the courses as you complete them to keep track of your progress.

MS-ISA Checklist

Questions regarding concentration requirements should be addressed with your MS-ISA advisor.

Core Group - 9 credit hours

Courses may be waived based on similar undergraduate/graduate courses or experience.

Management Group - 12 credit hours minimum selected from

Up to 12 credit hours may be waived based on similar undergraduate/graduate courses or experience

Technology Group – 11 credit hour minimum

Other graduate-level CS and ECE courses with advance approval.

Problems and special topics courses (551/552 and 594) with advance approval.