Information Systems Security

Graduate Learning Track

The graduate learning track in Information Systems Security examines methods used to detect possible system attacks that compromise the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of an information system. You will explore the principles and practices of intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, and incident handling.

This learning track program is intended for graduate students who seek to heighten their knowledge of information systems security without committing to a degree or certificate program.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this online program is reviewed by an advisory panel of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:

  • Telecommunications and network security
  • Emerging threats and system vulnerabilities
  • Network evolution, incident handling, and network defense mechanisms
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Information security management, including laws and compliance

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Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete our admission application. View steps to apply.  

Need help?

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 admission representative at 877-777-9081 or

Additional Costs

In addition to tuition & fees for this program, please note:

  • You will be required to take our COLL599 Classroom Success course. This is a non-credit bearing course that has no associated tuition costs, but does incur a $50 course fee.
  • You will not be able to use military tuition assistance (TA), veteran’s educational benefits, or federal student aid (FSA) to pay for learning track courses.