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Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

As a cybersecurity professional, you’ll learn how to devise appropriate defense strategies, develop a security policy, plan and conduct security assessments and understand the ethical, legal, and regulatory environment as it relates to operating in cyberspace. 

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

There is a growing demand for 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. Each online class will be 16 weeks in length and this graduate certificate (6 courses) can be completed in 12 months.

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The MC Experience

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 Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program allows you to take classes entirely online.

Career options

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:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Network Security Engineer

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 cybersecurity professional, you will be on the front lines preventing cyber breaches and cyber-crimes. 

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