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Information Security Management

at Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 14
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.

About this Program

Students in the Information Security Management Certificate learn to assess the need for security; examine ethical, legal and professional security issues; assess and control risks; design secure networks; examine disaster recovery plans; educate personnel; and maintain a security program. In addition, the students learn about the theory of authentication, encryption, attacks and malicious code; and the components of a secure network, including web servers and remote access. This certificate is designed for the person responsible for the security direction of the organization, including managers, accounting personnel, administrative assistants, and computer technical support personnel. This certificate is offered in an online format and can be completed in two semesters. Due to scheduling, the courses that satisfy this certificate are not guaranteed to be offered within one semester.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls 56241
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email:

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