MS Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology Management Information Assurance and Security specialization
Build a bridge to career advancement as you build the skills to assess information security risks and develop solutions that safeguard information assets and enterprise information technology infrastructures. This online Master's program in Information Assurance and Security — shaped by a panel of business leaders, IT consultants, and other industry experts — focuses on the specific issues that IT managers have identified as the greatest challenges faced by the industry today. You'll examine information technology security best practices, explore new ideas, and learn to use data and analytics so you can build the skills to develop and implement your organization's business strategies. With a specialized path for career changers, this program also offers those transitioning into the field a separate course sequence to build foundational knowledge before encountering advanced IT concepts.
Capella is one of the select four-year colleges and graduate-level universities designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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With your Master's in Information Assurance and Security from Capella, you'll 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.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Information Assurance and Security include computer security specialist, data security analyst, director of information technology, information security manager, IT auditor, security engineer or network security administrator. Potential workplaces include: community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, or military.
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