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There is a growing demand of employment in the cybersecurity fields of financial services, healthcare and the military defense. Our program will give students the same knowledge as the industry certification training courses at substantially less expensive rates.
As a Cybersecurity professional, you’ll learn how to devise appropriate defense strategies, develop security policy, plan and conduct security assessments and understand the ethical, legal, and regulatory environment as it relates to operating in cyberspace. Each online class will be 16 weeks in length and this graduate certificate (6 courses) can be completed in 12 months.
At Mississippi College, we understand that as a working adult, you have a lot to balance between work, family and school. That’s why the Cyber Security and Information Assurance program allows you to take classes entirely online. Now you can study from anywhere with an internet connection.
For those students pursuing cyber security careers, Mississippi College is your partner in making a smooth transition from classroom to career. Our comprehensive career advising services help you reach beyond your learning experience to find your place among a wide spectrum of Cyber Security jobs.
The certificate in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance is designed to provide persons already involved in cybersecurity as well as information technology professionals desiring to be involved in cybersecurity, with the essential tools needed to identify, prevent, and mitigate cyber threats. As a cyber security professional, you will be on the frontlines preventing cyber breaches and cyber-crimes.
Those pursuing a path in Cyber Security and Information Assurance have the opportunity to contribute network and online security management expertise in various settings of industries including Finance, Health Care, and Retail. Job roles can include:
The current Cyber Security and Information Assurance job outlook is in high demand.
For more about Cyber Security and Information Assurance career information, visit our Career Services department.
Mississippi College's physical address is 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39056.