The University of Illinois at Springfield offers a Bachelor of Science in Information System Security program in which students learn the fundamentals of information security, including design and implementation of secure systems, security assessment, and computer security ethics. Graduates have the necessary skill set to enter into security-centric careers in network and computer administration, system analysis, computer support, and the like.
UIS admissions is based on college preparatory curricula, grade trends, and academic rigor. Consideration given to ACT/SAT scores, cumulative GPA, and class rank. Must submit official transcripts. Personal statement.
Program entry requires: a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale). Statement of Purpose. 2 semesters of JAVA programming experience; and 1 semester each of Calculus, Discrete of Finite Math, and statistics (necessary prerequisites can be completed at UIS).
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission