Explore Academic Programs - Information Security


Controlling access to data is a high priority in today's business world. The increase of identity theft, computer fraud and loss of company secrets has created a high demand for information security professionals.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Information Security Analysts

Median Wages (2016)  $44.52 hourly,  $92,600 annually

Projected growth (2016-2026)    Much faster than average (15% or higher) Much faster than average (15% or higher)

Projected job openings (2016-2026)        10,400

 

Computer Systems Analysts

Median wages (2016)     $41.93 hourly, $87,220 annual

Projected growth (2016-2026)    Average (5% to 9%) Average (5% to 9%)

Projected job openings (2016-2026)        44,800

 

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Median wages (2016)     $65.29 hourly, $135,800 annual

Projected growth (2016-2026)    Faster than average (10% to 14%) Faster than average (10% to 14%)

Projected job openings (2016-2026)        32,500


* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required


Degrees and Certificates

A certificate in cybersecurity can provide short-term employability while the student continues on with an associate of applied science in Information Security.

Delivery Mode

Certificate of Completion 

Cybersecurity

22 credit hours

Central Campus Day 

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