Defend Information Against Unauthorized Use

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 Information Security Bachelor’s degree provides the security knowledge and investigative skills you need to enter this specialized area of technology.

If you are looking to begin your career in information security, get started by enrolling in our Information Technology Management Diploma or Associate’s degree with a specialization in Network Security or Network Administration, both of which offer a direct path into our Information Security Bachelor’s degree. If you already have an Associate’s degree in a technology-related field, you can earn our Information Security Bachelor’s degree in as few as 18 months.*

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Bachelor's Degree 18 - 39 Months

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Gain In-Field Information Security Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare to succeed across a variety of information and data security professions. Our 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 industry leaders including (ISC)², CompTIA® and Cisco®. We will reimburse you for up to three exam application fees.*

Now Aligned With Industry Leaders

CompTIA
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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EMC Academic Alliance
The EMC Academic Alliance Program (EAA) provides universities worldwide with EMC’s curricula to educate the next generation of IT professionals, and help meet the industry’s growing demand for advanced technology skills. The EAA Program offers unique, “open” curriculum-based education on technology topics such as virtualization, cloud computing, big data analytics and information storage and management. The curriculum focuses on technology concepts and principles applicable to any vendor environment, enabling students to develop highly marketable knowledge and skills.

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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 Achieve Career Success

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

  • Best Buy
  • Citrix
  • Eaton
  • Microsoft
  • Target Corporation
  • Wells Fargo
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Robert Half Technology
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Xerox

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

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

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At Rasmussen College, it is important to us that we provide transparent, up-to-date salary estimates for all our degree programs as reported by our graduates. However, there is insufficient data available for this particular degree program at this time. Please check back, as we are working diligently to publish the updated salary information.

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Technology vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores and your GPA does not affect acceptance. However, every applicant 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 2022)
Information Security Analysts$50,430$67,120$88,59037%

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.
Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years, bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm, census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov/ooh/

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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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.
CompTIA is a registered trademark of CompTIA Properties, LLC.
Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
Cisco is a registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc.