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:
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested