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Master of Science in Information Security

Nova Southeastern University



With the growing complexity of today's computer information based world, their is a growing need for individuals who have the advanced knowledge and skills that are required for managing the various security issues of any organization's information system. For this reason, this Nova Southeastern University has created their online Master of Science in Information Security degree.

This fully online degree in information security was develop to address the rapidly growing global problems of maintaining and securing computer information.

Topics that are covered by this online information security degree program, include:

  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication and access control
  • Security models
  • Network security
  • Trusted computer systems
  • Distributed systems security
  • World Wide Web security
  • Applications security
  • Security management and policies

Recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA), students are permitted to take the school's certified graduate courses under government sponsorship, and the school is authorized to issue certificates to students who complete such courses.

Graduates of this online degree in information security will have gained the skills that are needed for managing the information security aspects of any organization.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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