Program Overview

The online Master of Science in Information Security is designed to provide students with technical skills and techniques for securing a variety of computing platforms.  Students will learn to make managerial decisions informed by cyber security considerations, including how to quantify the value of IT assets and the risk associated with losing them.

Students will be prepared to take the highly regarded CISSP Certification Exam upon completion. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Become part of a university designated by the The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) for the academic years 2011–2016.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • Full admission requires 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • Provisional admission may be granted for GPA under 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and completion of 9 credit hours in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • 24 years of age
    • 3 years of work experience
    • Completed application
    • Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
    • Personal essay
    • Two letters of recommendation

    School Overview

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    Lewis University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university committed to student success. Earn your advanced education conveniently online at Lewis that'll fit your busy lifestyle and help you achieve your professional and personal goals

    Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University prepares a community of graduates who lead the world in protecting human rights and advancing social justice. The university's small classes enable students to receive individualized attention from faculty who are experts in their fields and bring real-world experience to the online classroom. Lewis offers convenient, online programs in leadership, business, science, technology, criminal justice, higher education and more.

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