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The undergraduate certificate in Information Security Planning examines the principles of information systems attack and defense, and applies that knowledge to protect the information assets of an organization. You’ll be taught how to design secure networks, develop security policies, use cryptography, and perform business continuity planning.
Courses in this program meet the topical requirements of the DoD Directive 8570.1M Information Assurance Management (IAM) Technical II, Technical III, Management I, Management II, and Management III categories. Additionally, the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) has certified some courses for this program.
The curriculum for this online program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an APU admissions representative at 877-777-9081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, APU offers a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.
Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:
Ebooks are provided at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $250 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.
Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.
APU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.