Information Security Management Certificate
Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

The online Information Security Management Certificate program is designed to prepare students to assess the need for security; examine ethical, legal and professional security issues; assess and control risks; design secure networks; examine disaster recovery plans; educate personnel; and maintain a security program. In addition, the students learn about the theory of authentication, encryption, attacks and malicious code; and the components of a secure network, including web servers and remote access. 

This certificate prepares students to be responsible for the security direction of the organization, including managers, accounting personnel, administrative assistants, and computer technical support personnel as a profession.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • ACCUPLACER, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

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