College Degrees

MS in Information Security and Assurance

Career opportunities are wide open for professionals with advanced IT security and assurance skills and credentials. WGU’s flexible, accredited program includes one major IT certification and provides you with the skills you need to succeed at very affordable tuition.

The M.S. Information Security and Assurance degree program is ideal for someone with a bachelor’s degree and experience in security and assurance who wants to earn a master’s degree in a high-demand field and can devote 15 to 20 hours per week to their studies. You will graduate with the necessary skills for the protection of networks, communication, and data, as well as the knowledge base for planning, implementing, and managing enterprise level security and system integrity. This program is built in alignment with the security standards put in place by the National Security Agency and encompasses the 10 security domains that are the foundations of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

WGU is now a member of the Microsoft and Oracle IT Academies. These memberships offer unique integration of both Microsoft and Oracle learning resources into WGU's IT degree programs, affording WGU students the opportunity to learn using simulations, live labs, and proprietary software.

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