The jobs outlook for computer security specialists, as well as other computer network, system and database administrators, is excellent, with employment opportunities expected to grow much faster than the average. Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011 edition, U.S. Department of Labor
Would you like to join an elite group of experts on the front lines of fighting cybercrime?
With the evolution of and significant growth of computer-based crime, the field of information security is one of the fastest growing branches of the security field. Organizations increasingly need information security professionals to protect digital assets from computer and network attacks.
Information security specialists plan, coordinate and maintain an organization's computer security. In this program you will learn computer security including how to install security software, monitor networks for security breaches, respond to cyber-attacks and gather information and data to be used in prosecuting cybercrimes.
Program Fact Sheet
Certificate Requirements (Graduate)
Please meet with your faculty or academic advisor after admission to complete your study plan.
To receive the Information Security Certificate, undergraduate students must complete each required course with a grade of "B" or better and submit the petition for completion to their faculty advisor.
Required Courses (15 Hours)
Total - 15 Hours at GSU