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You will learn to implement and support computer-based information systems with a focus on securing information in this graduate certificate program.
The graduate certificate in information security and assurance covers the study, design, development, implementation and support of information security measures for computer-based information systems. This program, which may be completed 100% online, provides graduate-level education in IT for students preparing to enter the high-tech work force and those already in the work force who wish to update and enhance their skills. The program is intended for students who have a bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, computer information systems, or a related field, who will enter the program for advanced studies. However, the program may also interest you if:
The certificate course of study can be completed as a stand-alone graduate certificate. Credits also may be applied toward the M.S. degree program in applied information technology.
AIT 600: Information Technology Infrastructure
AIT 610: Systems Development Process
AIT 612: Information Systems Vulnerability and Risk Analysis
AIT 614: Network Security
AIT 710: Case Studies in Information Security
View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.
This program may be completed 100% online or in a hybrid format.
Admission requirements and deadlines for the certificate are the same as those for the applied information technology master’s program.
If you have questions about the program, contact Andrea Chenowith,
Program Coordinator, by phone 410-704-4309 or email achenowith AT_TOWSON.