The Information Assurance and Security concentration of AIU’s Information Security master’s degree online is designed for students seeking leadership roles. Graduates can pursue positions managing digital security, information collection and preservation, and security system creation.
Technical skills are combined with management knowledge to be able to lead departments, teams, and IT security projects. Students learn how to protect an organization’s digital information assets. Key areas covered include internet security, application security, security management, threats and vulnerabilities, cryptography, and more.
Courses specific to this concentration include:
- Principles of information security
- Applied cryptography and network security
- Legal issues in information security and incident response
- IT auditing and security risk management
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Intercontinental University – Online is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)