MBA: Concentration in Information Assurance

Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana, United States
Master's Degree
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Entry Requirements

To qualify for admission to the MBA program, applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School of the University and the admission requirements of the Graduate Division of the College of Business. Any applicant who holds a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university will be considered for admission regardless of the undergraduate field of study. An applicant for admission should understand that graduate work is not merely an extension of undergraduate work. Graduate study operates at a significantly higher level of rigor, demands scholarship of a higher order, and places more emphasis on research and student responsibility.

Once the admission requirements of the Graduate School have been met, the MBA Admissions Committee will grant admission only to those individuals who demonstrate significant accomplishment and/or high potential for success. The decision of the Admissions Committee is normally based on a combination of the applicant's previous academic record and the applicant's score on the Graduate Admissions Test (GMAT). For consideration, the GMAT score must be no more than five years old. Also, significant business experience may serve as an indicator of an individual's ability to complete the program, thus may be considered by the Committee.


Core Courses

  • ACCT 505 Accounting Analysis for Decision Making
  • CIS 510 Information Resource Management
  • ECON 510 Managerial Economics
  • FINC 515 Financial Management
  • MGMT 510 Contemporary Management
  • MKTG 530 Marketing Management
  • BUSN 501 Global Perspectives in Management
  • MGMT 595 Administrative Policy

Information Assurance Courses

  • CIS 521 Principles of Information Assurance
  • CIS 522 Incident Response and Computer Forensics
  • CIS 523 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • CIS 524 Information Systems Assurance Risk-Analysis

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