Defend Information Against Today’s Threats

Earn Your Information Security Bachelor’s Degree

As businesses continue to move toward fully digital systems to manage and hold their critical information, they must also protect that priceless data. Our online Information Security Bachelor's degree provides you with the cyber security knowledge and investigative skills you need to enter this specialized area of technology.

If you are looking to start your career in information security, enroll in our Network Systems Administration Associate's degree of which offers a direct path into a Bachelor’s degree in Information Security. If you already have an Associate's degree in a technology-related field, you can complete your Information Security Bachelor's degree in as few as 18 months.*

Our Information Security Bachelor’s degree is also available with our Flex Choice® option, which allows you to save time and money by combining traditional courses and self-directed assessments into your own schedule.

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Information security analyst using a computer
Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Bachelor's Degree18 Months

Learning Options

Gain In-Field Information Security Skills Employers Seek

Through information security courses and career-focused curriculum, you will experience practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, which will prepare you to succeed across a variety of information and data security professions. Our information security degree program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Cutting-Edge Tools

    Learn the technology today's employers are using to protect and recover data, including threat detection software and virtualization as well as wireless, mobile and cloud security.

  • Investigation

    Learn how to collect and prepare evidence of computer crimes while understanding the theory and application of legal issues.

  • Ethical Hacking

    Recognize hacker techniques, tools and applications and learn how to defend against them.

  • Industry Certifications

    Our curriculum is designed so you can earn certifications from leaders including CompTIA (Linux+, Cloud Essentials, Network+), Cisco® (CCNA-Security) and (ISC)2. We will reimburse you for up to three exam application fees.*

Now Aligned With Industry Leaders

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CompTIA is the leading association representing the international technology community, developing specialized initiatives and programs dedicated to major areas within the IT industry, including convergence technology, e-commerce, IT training, software services, certification, public policy and workforce development. Its goal is to provide a unified voice, global advocacy and leadership, and to advance industry growth through standards, professional competence, education and business solutions.

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Microsoft IT Academy
The Microsoft IT Academy program provides a complete IT education solution that helps differentiate students in today's competitive job market while broadening their employment opportunities. The program is designed to help drive employability, digital literacy, technical and STEM-focused training and certification, and 21st-century workforce development for students.

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Our Grads Work Across Industries

Graduates from our School of Technology programs are working for leading industries, including:*

  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

117 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Technology vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores and your GPA does not affect acceptance. However, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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How Much Could You Earn as an Information Security Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), continuing your education can help you earn a higher salary and advance your technology career.* Here is the average salary and projected job growth for information security professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2026)
Information Security Analysts$53,760$69,840$92,60028%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed September 13, 2017] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:

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** Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. Rasmussen College will provide practice exams and materials when available.
Rasmussen College is not endorsed by CompTIA, Microsoft, or Cisco.
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