Certificate in Information Systems Security Essentials
American Public University System

Program Details

The online undergraduate certificate in Information Systems Security Essentials focuses on protecting information assets by ensuring availability, confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation of information systems. This program concentrates on five key aspects of information security: hardware, software, networks, people, and policies. Security threats increase in number and severity at a faster rate than qualified security professionals can fill the necessary gap. Knowledgeable security professionals are needed even in a troubled economy, as businesses are forced to prioritize to invest in a secure digital environment.


A high school diploma or GED is required.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission