Master of Science in Information Technology / Information Assurance and Security
American Intercontinental University - Online
The online Master of Information Technology in Information Assurance and Security provides instruction for students looking to become industry leaders in the fields of digital security, information collection and preservation and security system creation. Important areas covered in this program include threats and vulnerabilities, cryptography, authentication and access control, security models, network security, trusted computer systems, distributed-systems security, World Wide Web security, applications security, information-systems audit, and security management and policies.
Graduates of this program will be prepared for higher level positions in cyber or information security.
Degree Level: Master
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
A bachelor’s degree must have been earned at one of the following: An institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education OR An internationally-recognized foreign institution of higher education. Your undergraduate transcript must show a GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Not authorized for residents of MA, NJ, and NY.
Founded as the American College in 1970, AIU provides associate, bachelor's and master's degrees in a campus environment and online. AIU’s campuses are located in Atlanta, Georgia, and Houston, Texas. The Online or main campus is located in northwest suburban Chicago, Illinois.
The University community believes it has a special commitment to support each individual's goals. To this end, the University places emphasis on the educational, professional, and personal growth of each student. Programs, policies, and activities, which have been designed to implement this philosophy and purpose statement, are evaluated periodically and changed, as necessary, to meet the needs of the student body and the institution.
AIU, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for international education.
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