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Master of Science (MS) in Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security

Capella University



Through the combination of various information security technical and theoretical concepts, Capella University's online Master of Science (MS) in Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security degree program will aid it students in gaining the skills that are needed for meeting the information technology needs of today's complex business climate.

Students in this online information assurance and security degree program will participate in information technology courses that implement a curriculum that reflects the requirements of today leading IT certification, such as:

  • CCNA
  • CCNP
  • MCSE
  • PMP

The online Information Assurance and Security focus of this IT program offers students a flexible option for fostering the information assurance skills that are needed to protect information systems by ensuring availability, integrity, and confidentiality.

Based on the standards set forth by the Certified Information Systems Security Professional, this online information technology degree program will deepen each student's knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions, helping them in their development of information security and disaster recovery plans.

All 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.

Accreditation Information

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

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