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MS Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management Information Assurance and Security specialization


Capella University's online Master's in Information Security program prepares you to assess IT risk and safeguard enterprise assets.

This program also includes an helpful feature that lets you choose courses that correlate to your experience and professional needs. If Information Technology is a career change, you'll have access to a specialized path where you'll build foundational knowledge before taking on more advanced IT concepts.

Capella is part of a select group of four-year colleges and graduate-level universities designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

Degree Outcomes

With your master's degree in Information Assurance and Security from Capella, you'll be highly qualified to evaluate information security practices, analyze emerging threats and countermeasures, and apply security management principles. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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People with Master's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $38,000more per year than people who only hold a Bachelor's degree.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online master's degree in Information Assurance and Security include: computer security specialist, data security analyst, director of information technology, information security manager, IT auditor, security engineer and network security administrator. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online university, and the military.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5860, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.