Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense
Eastern Michigan University

Program Details

The online BS in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense degree program from Eastern Michigan University will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to build, maintain, and protect networks and computer systems in both government and industry settings. The curriculum emphasizes the design, integration, administration, hardening, and protection of all types of computer information systems and network infrastructures in modern cyber environments. Upon graduation, you'll be able to:

  • Comprehend the file, hardware, user account management, TCP/IP protocols, and installation of the Linux client and server
  • Build and administer a basic network
  • Understand the tools, techniques, and methodologies to perform computer system and network security vulnerability-risk analyses
  • Discern and apply computing and networking theories and practices
  • Apply system architecture and administration, integration, and troubleshooting in real-world situations
  • Interpret cybersecurity threat/risk evaluation
  • Create incident-response analysis
  • Perform network/digital forensics and investigation
  • Understand cyber laws, legislation, policy/compliance, and project management

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern Michigan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • A minimum of 30 transferable credits is required