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Master of Science (MS)

Our Master of Science is a 30* credit hour track ideal for students who are seeking in-depth knowledge in Accounting, Cybersecurity or Information and Technology Management. (*Accounting track is 33 credit hours)

  • The University of Dallas is recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.
  • The University of Dallas has an NSA and DHS recognized Center for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity since 2003.

    Choose from the following majors...

    Major Course Locations
    Accounting
    Cybersecurity*
    Finance
    Information and Technology Management

    - available online - some or all courses available only on campus

Length of Program:  This 33 credit hour track can be completed in as few as four terms. Because of the individual nature of the program, students can take classes at their own pace so actual completion time will vary by student.

Class Format:  Many Foundation and Core courses as well as elective courses are offered in onground or online formats, giving you the option to combine course formats based on your personal preference or travel/work schedules. Onground courses are offered weeknights and/or weekends giving students the opportunity to schedule classes around their busy lives. With online courses, you never have to step in the classroom so you can complete your program from anywhere in the world.

The Graduate School of Management uses a trimester system, with fall, spring and summer terms. With year-round classes and multiple starting points each term, students can choose from 12 week, 6 week, intensives or intermester classes.

Financial Aid

You may be eligible to apply for tuition assistance: Learn more about your nancial aid options.

Questions?

Our Admissions Counselors goal is to provide you with personalized attention to help you make the right decision about your educational future. If you have questions about the admissions process or our programs, please contact an advisor or call us at (972) 721-5004.

Choose from the following majors:

MS in Accounting
MS in Cybersecurity
MS in Information & Technology Management

  • MS in Accounting Requirements (33 Total Credit hours)

    • Core Courses (12 Credit hours)
    • BUAD 6330. Business Communication
    • BUAD 6390. Business Ethics
    • ACCT 8380. Accounting Research Methods
    • ACCT 8395. Accounting Theory
    • Required Courses (15 Credit hours)
    • ACCT 5350. Accounting Information Systems
    • ACCT 5360. Auditing
    • 2 Accounting electives (6 credit hours) Select from the following:
    • ACCT 6325. Intermediate Managerial Accounting
    • ACCT 6330. Financial Statement Analysis
    • ACCT 6340. Corporate Tax
    • ACCT 6365 Tax Planning.
    • ACCT 7337. Controllership
    • ACCT 7340. Advanced Accounting
    • ACCT 7350. Forensic Accounting

  • MS in Cybersecurity Requirements (33 Total Credit hours)

    • Core Courses (12 Credit hours)
    • BUAD 5311. Business Research and Writing
      or
      BUAD 6330. Business Communication
    • and
    • BUAD 6390. Business Ethics
    • TECH 8090. MS Comprehensive Exam
    • TECH 8395. Technology Practicum
    • Required Courses (21 Credit hours)
    • CYBS 7350. Operational Cybersecurity Management
    • CYBS 7351. Strategic Cybersecurity Management
    • CYBS 7355. Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
    • CYBS 7359. Digital Forensics
    • 1 Information and Technology Management elective
      (3 credit hours)
      Select from the following:
    • TECH 6370. Process Mapping and Management
    • TECH 6375. Digital Business Profile Management (DBPM)
    • TECH 7371. Knowledge Management
    • TECH 7372. Enterprise Architecture
    • TECH 7374. Program and Services Management
    • TECH 7375. Strategy and IT Governance

    Due to the online course requirements, this program is not available to students planning to attend on an F1 or J1 visa.


  • MS in Information and Technology Management (33 Total Credit hours)

    • Core Courses (12 Credit hours)
    • BUAD 5311. Business Research and Writing
      or
      BUAD 6330. Business Communication
    • and
    • BUAD 6390. Business Ethics
    • TECH 8090. MS Comprehensive Exam
    • TECH 8395. Technology Practicum
    • Required Courses (18 Credit hours)
    • TECH 6370. Process Mapping and Management
    • TECH 6375. Digital Business Profile Management (DBPM)
    • TECH 7371. Knowledge Management
    • TECH 7372. Enterprise Architecture
    • TECH 7374. Program and Services Management
    • TECH 7375. Strategy and IT Governance
    • 2 Cybersecurity electives (6 credit hours) Select from the following:
    • CYBS 7351. Strategic Cybersecurity Management

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