Explain foundational information assurance and cybersecurity
Develop solutions for current issues in the information cybersecurity
Demonstrate use of tools appropriate for the information
Analyze the existing categories of network defense tools to meet
identified network defense needs.
Assess network defense challenges from legal and ethical
Integrate general information cybersecurity and specialized security
functions in a variety of organizations.
Our program teaches you the foundational information to prepare you
for the CEH and CHFI exams.
Students will have unlimited access to Skillsoft, a comprehensive
eLearning resource to help develop IT and business knowledge and
Teaming with Acclaim, we offer NSA Focus Area Badges. These digital
badges let others see your cybersecurity knowledge.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
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Active-duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans
could be eligible for a discount.
Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry
certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren't
need-based and never have to be repaid.
Our master’s in information assurance and cybersecurity, network
defense degree helps you examine technical and managerial controls
critical to network defense, including security controls and testing,
cryptography, visualization, and more.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|IAS5030||Identifying and Managing Risk|
|IAS5220||Network Security Controls and Testing|
|IAS5230||Secure Network Design and Engineering|
|IAS5200||Network Architecture and Cyberoperations|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Network Defense
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.