Information Assurance

at St. Cloud State University

Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Master of Science in Information Assurance program is a joint development between the College of Business and the College of Science and Engineering through the Departments of Information Systems and Computer Networking Applications. The program is designed to prepare information assurance and security professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities both in management and technical fields, to support and protect the nation's information infrastructure, and conduct advanced research. Competencies will be developed in both management and technical areas such as policies, risk management, software system security, database security and network security.

Program Locations

  • St. Cloud State University 56301

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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St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University
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