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Master of Science in Information Assurance and Security Program

School of Business & Technology

Help keep data safe and secure. Assess risks and develop solutions with skills and knowledge gained in Capella’s online Master’s in Information Assurance and Security degree program.

Why Choose Capella?

With our Master's in Information Assurance and Security program, find your niche as a cybersecurity professional in a specialization that meets your goals: Digital forensics, health care security, or network defense.

Stand Out to Employers

Earn NSA Focus Area digital badges in select specializations on your way to a nationally recognized online degree.

Earn Credit for Your Knowledge

You might save time and money by applying prior IT knowledge from industry certifications—CISSP®, CEH®, and CCFP®—to your degree.

Virtual Lab Experience

Hands-on learning designed around industry standards lets you develop in-demand skills using EnCase®, PowerShell, Nessus®, and Python.

Earn a Marketable Credential

You have the opportunity to earn marketable graduate certificates as you progress through select specializations.

Access to Pluralsight Tools

In select courses, you’ll receive full business account access to Pluralsight’s library of more than 5,000 courses—a $499 value—that also includes access to Code School, at no additional cost.

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. View available scholarships to find one you may qualify for.

Program Specializations

Learn more about admissions requirements, costs, and courses for your specialization.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella Degree. Learn more about Capella’s learning outcomes and gainful employment.

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Relevant Blog Posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

Information Security Career Central

A Capella-powered blog dedicated to information security trends, news, career information, and more.

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7 Must-Read Blogs for Information Security Professionals

Keep on top of the latest infosec news with these 7 blogs.

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