Graduate Certificate in Information Security & Assurance
Illinois Institute of Technology

Program Details

Increase your computer skills and open new career opportunities with a Graduate Certificate in Information Security and Assurance. This online information security program from Illinois Tech delves into modern e-commerce applications of digital information security.

Students will learn about information security, advanced database organization, cryptography, and system and network security measures. Coursework from this certificate program can be applied toward the Master of Computer Science degree. The curriculum has been certified by the US government’s Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation Program as meeting national training standards for Information Systems Security Professionals and Systems Certifiers.

Graduates can advance into a career such as:

  • Risk management specialist
  • Information security analyst
  • Information systems manager
  • Computer systems administrator

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent