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Information Assurance

General

Program Title

Information Assurance

Degree Designation

CERT

Award Type

Certificates

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Information assurance is the practice to manage any risk related to data, system, or application. Sometimes it is used interchangeably with information security. It covers risk management, business continuity, disaster recovery, and so on. The Information Assurance (lA) Certificate Program is designed to prepare individuals to have advanced and specialized knowledge and skills in Information Assurance and related area. The program consists of three courses from the Department of Information Systems. Courses are IS 471 Policy Development and Security Issues in Information Systems, IS
472 Security Management and IT Risk Assessment, and IS 483
Client/Server Security.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

Herberger Business School

Status

Active

Number of credits in program

9

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Credits: 9

Program Requirements

course, course, course.

3 Must earn a 3.00 average in the program requirements to earn certificate.

See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Evaluate the comprehensive model of Information Assurance.

Outcome

Apply commonly used security measures in information systems area.

Outcome

Develop a comprehensive security and a disaster recovery policy for an organization.

Outcome

Develop an IT security plan and the risk management process for an organization.

Outcome

Use security tools in an ethical and legal manner.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8168

Program Code

340022012