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Information Assurance (IA) and Information Technology (IT) Security

at Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 20
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program focuses on managerial issues related to information assurance (IA) and Information Technology (IT) security. Starting from a risk management perspective, the program gives a solid grounding in IA and security issues related to policy, processes and management of the IT function. Courses are available in classroom or online. Courses are offered in three formats: classroom, fully online and a Web-enhanced combination featuring both classroom and online learning.

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403
  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106
  • Metropolitan State University, Midway Center 55108

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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Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh St. St. Paul, MN 55106 Toll-Free: (844) 456-3876 Local: (651) 793-1302 TTY: (651) 772-7687 Email: gateway@metrostate.edu