The 100% online Information Security Certificate from George Mason University Continuing and Professional Education offers three essential courses to help you expand your information security skills and advance your career. It is designed for IT security professionals who want to prepare for CompTIA™ Security+ SY0-601, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) certifications.
Courses are designed to provide in-depth training in information security, one of the nation's fastest-growing fields. As a Mason student, you will explore leading-edge computer and network security concepts, trends, and techniques while building skills in risk management, security architecture, security operations, security integration, and research and development.
Graduates of this program have the skill sets required for careers like IA technician, security consultant, information security analyst, and forensic analyst. In addition, after completing this certificate you will meet Department of Defense Directive 8570 compliance standards.
At Mason we offer two types of certificates; Academic Certificates for credit and Professional Certificates for non-credit. Continuing and Professional Education offers non-credit certificates.