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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

   
    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Construction Cybersecurity, M.S.


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The MS in Construction Cybersecurity degree program is designed to meet the growing needs of today’s business and government where construction cybersecurity is now a major consideration. This degree provides advanced graduate-level management education where the latest construction cybersecurity concepts are reviewed and analyzed with a laser focus. Throughout the program, the latest technological developments, applications, and considerations in the construction industry are explored and applied to real-life industry challenges. Students will learn optimum methods and techniques in construction cybersecurity and how to define related resources and associated risks at an executive level in order to maintain profitability, manage work effectivity and efficiently, and ensure customer satisfaction.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, graduates will be able to

  • Critically analyze cybersecurity problems within the construction industry, synthesize the relevant information, and formulate solutions to attain desired outcomes.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve complex construction cybersecurity problems by selecting and applying appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Identify and synthesize problems in cybersecurity planning, tactics, techniques, procedures, cost and decision analysis in order to develop optimum solutions.
  • Conceptualize, apply and integrate effective strategies to use information effectively in the cybersecurity decision-making process.
  • Evaluate executive decisions in the context of cybersecurity to determine the potential impact on resources and profitability.
  • Evaluate the legal, social, economic, environmental, and global ramifications of actions and decisions within construction cybersecurity

Course Requirements


Master of Science 30-36 Credits

Construction Required (12 Credits)


Cybersecurity Required (21 Credits)


Computer Science (3 Credits)


Notes:


*Students who can demonstrate knowledge of information assurance topics at an undergraduate level either through undergraduate transcripts, certifications, or work experience may have IAE 500  waived with appropriate documentation which is evaluated at the time of admission.

**Students who can demonstrate knowledge of the UNIX operating system and C programming language may request that an appropriate elective be used to substitute for CS 620  by contacting the department chair. Students are encouraged to substitute IAE 621  or IAE 673  if this course is waived or not taken.

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