Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance
American Public University System

Program Details

A Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance teaches the skills necessary to detect threats and secure information assets. Students can use their knowledge to help maintain vital and sensitive information for organizations and government agencies.

Courses analyze the components of Information Assurance and certification plans. Students will learn how to conduct a comprehensive threat, vulnerability, impact, and risk assessment. Graduates will be prepared to design information security management metrics by analyzing incident management and response data.

Classes discuss topics such as:

  • Network security solutions
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Activity analysis
  • Threat detection, warnings, and attacks
  • Cryptography
  • Security awareness training and support
  • Infrastructure security engineering

Requirements

A bachelors degree or higher is required.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission