Information Assurance

at Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students with the knowledge in computer science, information assurance, computer incident investigation, cyberspace ethics, and computer laws. Graduates will work in the computer technology and related fields in supporting companies and organizations to protect their interests or in helping law firms to deal with civil litigations, as well as assist law enforcement to fight against cyber terrorism and crimes.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106
  • Metropolitan State University, Midway Center 55108
  • Metropolitan State University (MCTC campus) 55403

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Median wage:$28.87/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Median wage:$37.42/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Database Administrators
  • Median wage:$43.94/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Median wage:$43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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