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DeVry University | Certificate - Information Security

The Certificate in Information Security program offered by DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management can help students advance their careers by increasing their knowledge and information security training. Discover more about the Certificate in Information Security program here.

Official Program Name:

Certificate in Information Security

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:

Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in DeVry University's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Credit earned in the graduate certificate program may be transferable towards a Keller Graduate School of Management master's degree.

Program Description:

Keller Graduate School of Management offers foundational coursework in network and operations security in the Certificate in Information Security program. The program gives students a broad overview of information systems and network security, including intrusion detection and prevention, security planning and administration, and privacy and legal issues. Coursework also examines security management for physical and operations security, risk assessment, disaster recovery, asset protection, forensics, and information technology governance.

Learning Format:

Online or Campus-Based.

Minimum Credits Required:

18 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Courses are offered every 8 weeks, so you can find the session that works best for your schedule. Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Financial aid opportunities are unique to each student’s circumstances. Complete the form to the right to speak with an admissions representative to learn more about DeVry University’s programs, cost, and start dates.

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Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Keller to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Certificate in Information Security program could include:

  • Information Privacy and Security
  • Network Security
  • Physical and Operations Security
  • Disaster Recovery and Forensics
  • Information Technology Governance

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Students who complete the Certificate in Information Security program may be eligible to transfer the credit earned towards a master's degree. Master's degree programs offered by Keller Graduate School of Management which may interest students include:

  • Master of Business Administration in Information Security
  • Master of Business Administration in Information Systems Management
  • Master of Information Systems Management with a specialization in Information Security

Career Paths:

Earning the Certificate in Information Security can help students prepare for advanced career opportunities while increasing their marketability. Graduates of the program could seek advancement in their current position or new employment opportunities. Examples of positions graduate may be interested in pursuing could include:

  • IT security consultant
  • Information security analyst
  • Security engineer

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