Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Program Details

The online Master of Information Technology / Information Security & Assurance degree aims to teach its students how to manage the information security and assurance of an organization, business, or firm. Professionals who work in Information Security and Assurance have to meet the challenges of defending information from being accessed, used, disclosed, disrupted, modified, perused, inspected, recorded, or destroyed in an unauthorized manner.

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    Program Overview

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      100% Online
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      Per Course
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      A total of 144 units are required at $475 per unit. Please note that 144 “units” is not the same as 144 “credits”. The program is the equivalent of 12 semester-long classes (12 units=4 credits).

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    At least three years of relevant, full-time professional work experience; although our student average is closer to eight years of experience. Earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its international equivalent. Transcripts. English Language Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS). Recommendations. Resume. Required Essay. Optional essay. Video interview or video essay (optional, but strongly recommended). State Authorization and Licensure.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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