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Master of Science in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance

Kaplan University

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Description

Kaplan University's online Master of Science in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance degree program was created for those individuals who are looking for a flexible online option developing the knowledge and the skills that are needed for working with the fundamental of information security, such as viruses, worms, and other malicious software to more high-level aspects of IT security like network defense, ethical hacking, and computer forensics.

As a student in this online information technology - information security and assurance degree program, students will work with a number of experts as they develop their skills in communication, critical thinking, technical competencies.

Students in this online degree in information technology will have the opportunity to learn:

  • The theory, principles, and practices of information systems
  • How to employ project management skills
  • How to analyze data to solve complex problems

With the computer systems design and related services industry expected to experience rapid growth between 2006 and 2016, there is an increased need for individuals who have the higher-level skills that are needed to keep up with changes in technology as well as various security measures.

Throughout the course of this online degree in information technology - information security assurance will learn to apply the appropriate technologies in the analysis and design of information systems, as well as assess ethical, legal, and social issues.

Accreditation Information

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

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