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Information Security

Undergraduate Learning Track

The undergraduate learning track in Information Security explores the protection of information assets by ensuring availability, confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation. This 3-course online program seeks to expand your academic and professional development by providing a basic foundation in the theory and concepts related to information security, as well as the techniques and technologies for penetration of networks, detection of attacks, and prevention of attacks. This online program is intended for undergraduate students who want to expand their knowledge of information security without committing to a degree program.

Courseware in this program meets the topical requirements of the DoD Directive 8570.1M Information Assurance Management (IAM) Technical III, Management II and Management III categories.

Note: All students are required to have credit in a network technology course, such as ISSC341 or ISSC343, prior to enrolling in this program. Additionally, the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) has certified some courses for this program.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU 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 AMU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or

Additional Costs

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

  • 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.