MS - Information Assurance and Security
The need to protect enterprises against threats to information system availability, integrity, and confidentiality has made information assurance and security expertise a valuable skill within businesses, government agencies, and military organizations. This online master's specialization in Information Assurance and Security is designed around the domains of knowledge in the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification. The curriculum addresses core information assurance and security topics, including enterprise security and security risk management, as well as such emerging areas as wireless security and computer forensics. It combines technical and policy-focused course work that will strengthen your ability to protect information system security while supporting organizational goals. You will also have access to Capella‘s Virtual Lab Environment, which allows you to test open vulnerabilities and simulate and protect against attacks on system design. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing information security management or consulting positions in business, health care, government, and the military.
|Accreditation||Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Requirements||Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution. |
|On Campus Requirement||All doctoral programs, clinically-focused master's programs, and some postmaster's programs require learners to attend academic residencies, either colloquia or the year-in-residence, offered in various locations. |
|Delivery Format||Online |
|Education Level||Master |
|Cost Per Credit||Tuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide. |