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Illinois Institute of Technology’s Department of Information Technology and Management offers two graduate degree programs:

Master of Cyber Forensics and Security - This unique and highly sought after degree program combines technology, management and legal issues of cyber forensics and security. Legal courses are offered by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Master of Information Technology and Management (ITM) - With 11 specializations that target specific careers, and more than 65 courses, the program offers unparalleled breadth and depth.

The graduate programs are available to domestic and international students who have earned an undergraduate/bachelor's degree. It is helpful, but not required, that the undergraduate degree is in information technology or a computing field.

Cyber Forensics and Security (is a separate Master's program)

11 Career-Focused Graduate ITM Specializations and a General Course of Study:
Computer and Information Security
Data Center Operations and Management
Data Management
Digital Systems Technology
IT Management and Entrepreneurship
Management Information Systems
Software Development
System Administration
Systems Analysis
Voice and Data Communication Technology
Web Design and Application Development
General Course of Study

Customizable Curriculum
ITM allows you to customize the program to your needs by choosing one of 12 specializations and offering you several options for required courses.

Flexible
ITM is available full-time or part-time for domestic and international students with live, in-classroom and online courses. Some graduate specializations in Information Technology and Management may be completed entirely online.

Credit Hours
The Master of Cyber Forensics and Security degree requires the successful completion of 30 hours (10 courses).

The Master of Information Technology and Management degree requires the successful completion of 30 hours (10 courses).

The Graduate ITM degrees are available to domestic and international students:

Domestic Students
Domestic students are those who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. This includes U.S. nationals living overseas in military or diplomatic zones.

International Students
International students are those who are neither U.S. citizens nor U.S. permanent residents, regardless of where they are currently living or attending school. This means that U.S. citizens living abroad or in military or diplomatic zones are not considered international students. Foreign nationals attending school in the United States are considered international students.

Master of Cyber Forensics and Security / Computer and Information Security

Creation and management of cyber security, computer forensics, security and protection of computers, networks, and information

Master of Cyber Forensics and Security

Core Courses (15 hours)

Required Courses
ITMS 538 Cyber Forensics
ITMS 543 Vulnerability Analysis and Control
ITMS 548 Cyber Security Technologies
ITMS 578 Cyber Security Management
LAW 273 Evidence

Elective Courses (15 hours)

Select at least twelve hours from the following:
ITMS 518 Coding Security
ITMS 528 Database Security
ITMS 539 Steganography
ITMS 549 Cyber Security Technologies: Projects and Advanced Methods
ITMS 555 Mobile Device Forensics
ITMS 558 Operating System Forensics
ITMS 579 Topics in Information Security
ITMS 588 Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, and Business ContinuityITMM 585 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology
ITMM 586 Information Technology Auditing
ITMO 456 Introduction to Open Source Operating Systems
ITMT 594 Special Projects in Information Technology

AND at least 3 hours from the following:
LAW 240 National Security Law
LAW 478 Computer and Network Privacy and Security:
Ethical, Legal, and Technical Considerations
LAW 495 Electronic Discovery

Master of Information Technology and Management

Required Core Courses (9 hours) for all ITM Specializations (not Cyber Forensics and Security)
In some cases, particular core courses may be required within a specific specialization

ITM Required Courses (for all Specializations)
ITMD 411 Intermediate Software Development

AND 6 hours from the following:
ITMD 421 Data Modeling and Applications
ITMD 461 Internet Technologies and Web Design
ITMD 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet
ITMO 456 Introduction to Open Source Operating Systems