MS Computer Science & Information Systems

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CIS Organizations

MSCSIS Student Organization

The MSCSIS Student Association organizes professional, social, and charitable activities each semester. The activities vary depending on the interests of the students enrolled in the program.

AY 16-17 Officers:

  • President: Deepak Krishnappa 
  • Vice President: Brian Abdo 
  • Treasurer: Cody Polera 
  • Secretary: John Cole

Cyber Defense ClubCyber Defense Club

The purpose of the UNCW Cyber Defense Club is twofold:

  • First, it aims to provide an educational venue in which students can learn critical knowledge and skills needed to administer and defend computer networks and systems, and gives the opportunity to apply the theory and skills that students acquired in their information systems and computer science course work.
  • Second, UNCW Cyber Defense Club will be joining the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), which challenges students to defend network services against attacks by professional penetration testers.
    • UNCW Cyber Defense Club will use the Regional and National Collegiate Cyber Security Competition (CCSC) competition as a metric of University of North Carolina Wilmington expertise maturation. [Read More]

Professional Societies

  • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
  • AIS - Association for Information Systems
  • AITP - Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • AWC - Association for Women in Computing
  • CRA - Computing Research Association
  • IEEE CS - IEEE Computer Society 
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) promotes the computing and information disciplines and encourages contribution to the enhancement of knowledge. Students in the MS CSIS program are eligible for the membership in the honorary fraternity.