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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 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.
Application deadlines and admission requirements for the certificate are the same as those for the Applied Information Technology master's program. View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.
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For information on program costs, related careers, and graduation and median loan debt data, please see the Federal Gainful Employment Program Disclosure Data.