Certificate in Information Security Planning
American Public University System

Program Details

Examine the principles of information systems attack and defense with an online Certificate in Information Security Planning from American Public University. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to protect the information assets of an organization.

Students will be taught how to design secure networks, develop security policies, use cryptography, and perform business continuity planning. Classes discuss the process, techniques, tools, and technologies used by hackers to gain unauthorized access to systems. Select courses in the program have been certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE).

Classes included in this certification program include:

  • Information assurance
  • IT security – auditing
  • Cyberlaw and privacy in a digital age
  • IT security – attack and defense

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested