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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security

Capella University



The online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security degree from Capella University offers students a flexible option for developing the IT security knowledge that is needed for working in a variety of areas.

While in the online information assurance and security courses, students will work with a experts in the field to develop the knowledge that is needed for succeeding in a number of areas, such as:

  • Commerce
  • Banking
  • Telecommunications
  • Health care
  • National security

With the constantly expanding use of information technology in all areas, such as financial and health care regulation, the need for ensuring the privacy and security of information has caused the need for individuals with a well-rounded knowledge of how to protect vulnerable information.

The specialization in Information Assurance and Security offers students an online curriculum that is directed at enabling its students with the latest tools, techniques, and methods of securing an enterprise, all the while developing their skills in business and communication in order to influence internal decision-making and enhance organizational effectiveness.

In conjunction with the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional's (CISSP) body of knowledge, this online information technology degree program prepares students for pursuing technical specialist or analyst information security positions in businesses, government, and the military.

All applicants must be 24 years of age or older. For students 23 years of age or under must have 90+ quarter credits/60+ semester credits, Associates Degree or higher, or Active Military Status.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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