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Keeping information secure is a vital task for many organizations today. The MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program at Capella is designed to elevate your fundamental skills and establish your expertise in one of three specializations.
This flexible online program is designed to help you build skills to assess information security risks, as well as develop and implement solutions to safeguard information assets and enterprise IT infrastructures.
As an MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity student, you’ll begin with core courses that lay the foundation for your program and strengthen your skills in key areas of the field. From there, you’ll move into the coursework for your chosen specialization to grow your expertise and advance toward your final project.
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
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Applicants to the MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program must provide the following information for admission:
GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.
View full admission requirements for each specialization: Digital Forensics, Health Care Security, Network Defense
The total cost of your MS in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program will depend on your specialization, scholarships and finances, transfer credits, academic performance and other factors.
Find detailed tuition information and cost scenarios for each specialization: Digital Forensics, Health Care Security, Network Defense
Every professional journey is different. Your chosen specialization can help you leverage your unique passions and interests to build advanced expertise for the next phases of your career.*
*Capella cannot guarantee any specific job, promotion, salary increase or other career outcomes. You will need to conduct your own research to understand what opportunities may be available to you. Note that some career paths may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications or other designations along with a degree.
Our lab setting can provide you with hands-on learning designed around industry standards, which can help you develop in-demand skills using EnCase®, PowerShell, Nessus® and Python.
Earn NSA Focus Area digital badges in select specializations.
Capella offers eligible students certification exam vouchers from CompTIA, Cisco and SAS.