Master of Science in Information Systems Security – Online

Our electronic information is everywhere – and with that, the need for information security has become critical for every organization. As a professional discipline, information security prevents or mitigates the risk of loss of data. University of the Cumberlands offers the Master of Science in Information Systems Security degree. This program is intended for those who have earned their Bachelor’s degree and want to develop leadership skills in the field of information security.

Through the Master of Science in Information Systems Security program, we’ll teach you to:

  • Develop and implement security policies
  • Manage compliance with federal regulations that apply to information security
  • Create disaster prevention and recovery plans
  • Manage compliance with the various federal regulations that apply to information security such as Sarbanes-Oxley, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Create disaster prevention and recovery plans
  • Recognize and prevent problems that occur due to hardware, software and network configurations

Students can be confident in the career preparation they will receive since University of the Cumberlands has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). There are just over 200 universities nationwide with CAE-CD designation, and only two other universities in Kentucky included in this elite group.

Upon completion of this program, you can be ready for upper-level positions in the information security field, and become proficient at preventing or mitigating the risk of loss of data.

Take the next step and advance your information systems security career. Begin by filling out the form on this page. We’ll be in touch.

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Student Testimonial

"The MAED program was a very comprehensive and robust experience that definitely added value to my professional and academic experience. The faculty provided me with tangible skills and a fresh approach to both research and practice in education."

– Nathan Smith, Teacher, MAED graduate, Elementary School Teacher