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.
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.
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission