Certificate in Information Systems Security Essentials
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Certificate in Information Systems Security Essentials from APU focuses on ways to protect information assets of a business or organization. Graduates will be prepared to handle security threats to ensure a secure digital environment.

Students will learn how to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation of information systems. Courses prepare graduates to pursue Security+ certification. Select courses have been certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE).

The program concentrates on five key aspects of information security:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Networks
  • People
  • Policies

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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