Total program credits needed for graduation: 48
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week
break between each quarter.
|IAS5002||Communication Skills for Today’s Information Security Professional||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5010||Information Technology Security Fundamentals||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5015*||Network Security Fundamentals and Cryptography||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5020||Information Security Regulatory and Legal Environment||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5025*||Network and Operating System Defense||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5030*||Identifying and Managing Risk||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5210||Data Communications||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5220||Network Security Controls and Testing||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5230||Secure Network Design and Engineering||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5130||Programming for Security Professionals||4 quarter credits|
|IAS5200||Network Architecture and Cyberoperations||4 quarter credits|
Taken during the learner's final quarter:
|IAS5900*||IAS Capstone||4 quarter credits|
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
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Whether you're completing additional credits for your own education, want to see if online learning is right for you, or are simply interested in a specific topic, you can enroll in many of Capella's online courses without committing to a degree program. We recommend speaking with an enrollment counselor to discuss your goals and ensure that the credits you earn now may be applicable to a Capella degree program.