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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 advances your ability to assess IT risks and safeguard enterprise assets. 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 (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.

Degree Outcomes

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.

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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 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.

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.