Capella University Online Information Technology Degree Programs

MS in Info Tech-Information Security

The need to protect companies and organizations against threats to information system availability, integrity, and confidentiality has made information security skills and knowledge exceedingly valuable within businesses, government agencies, and military organizations. This online master's degree in information security from Capella University has been designed around the domains of knowledge in the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification. This program combines technical and policy-focused courses that are designed to give you the skills you will need to protect the security of information systems of an organization while supporting its goals. This program also features a Virtual Lab Environment that allows you to test open vulnerabilities and simulate and protect against attacks on system design, and to create a professional project portfolio that demonstrates your master’s level competencies to current and future employers. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing information security management or consulting positions in businesses, government, and the military.