Margaret McCoey, M.S.

Assistant Professor and CIS/ITL Graduate Director
Computer Information Science, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science Certificate, Economic Crime Forensics, Fraud and Forensic Accounting Certificate, Full Stack Engineering Certificate, Information Technology
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Margaret McCoey completed her studies locally at La Salle and Villanova Universities.  Currently, she is the Director of the Graduate Programs in Computer Information Science and Information Technology Leadership.  She has worked professionally for a software development company, a defense contractor, and a private consulting firm. Her background includes development in operating systems, data management, human resources, finance, procurement, and sales. She has also developed very specialized systems for navigation, communication, and ordnance. She also have worked in quality assurance and testing groups, and her technology career includes 30 years of real system development.  She taught as an adjunct instructor at La Salle from 1980-1998 and served as the Director of the Digital Arts and Multimedia Design Program from 1999-2005.  She teaches courses for the computer science graduate and undergraduate programs here at La Salle.

Areas of Expertise
Network Theory
Technology Architecture

M.S., Computer Science, Villanova University,1984
B.A., Mathematics/Computer Science, La Salle University, 1979

CIS 523  Data Processing and Database Management Systems
CIS 540 Network Theory
CIS 623 Database Services Development using Microsoft Tools
CIS 627 Web Services Development
INL 631 Technology Architectures
INL 880 Integrative Capstone
CSC 151 Introduction to Computing using Packages
CSC 152 Introduction to Computing: Mathematics/Science Packages
CSC 155 Introduction to Computing for Business
CSC 240 Database Management Systems
CSIT 220 Data Communication Networks
CSIT 422 Introduction to Information Security


R. Kirsch and M. McCoey, “DArt History: A ten year retrospective.”  Conference Proceedings Hawaii Conference on Arts and Humanities, January, 2008.

T. Blum and M. McCoey, “On Teaching Web Scripting to Multimedia Students.” SIGITE NewsLetter,January, 2007.

T. Blum and M. McCoey, “Incorporating Business into a Computer Science Curriculum: A Multi-Tiered Approach,” Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges. Volume 22, Issue 3.  January, 2007.

Professional Organizations

Member, Society for Information Management

Member, Alliance Committee, Society for Information Management