Explore a Future in Information Systems Security.
Digital crime threats can affect nearly every company and organization—do you want to be part of the defense against it? Team up with DeVry University and start exploring how you can become a defender of the digital information. A Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Information Systems Security will help you develop skills to design an organization's security systems procedures and protocols, as well as ensure that operational security is compliant with standards, policies and laws.
Get immersed in cyber attack simulations and be exposed to the skills and knowledge you’ll need to make an impact in the cyber security field. Aim to follow a career track in Information Systems Security by choosing this specialization when you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry.
GET TO KNOW OUR BACHELOR’S DEGREE WITH A SPECIALIZATION IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY.
Team up with us to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems with a Specialization in Information Systems Security and get the opportunity to learn how to develop and implement various methods of securing data and computer systems. You can learn to recognize and assess threats, align policies and procedures with applicable laws and regulations, and ensure that data is backed up in the event of an emergency. You’ll be taught by an experienced and knowledgeable faculty who can give you insights into the real world of the information systems security space.
Most cyber security positions require you to earn at least one professional certification, such as the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification1. The SSCP designation shows employers that you have the technical skills and practical security knowledge to take on hands-on operational IT roles2. As a student enrolled in this specialization, you can take advantage of our Certification Prep courses offered at no tuition charge. Better still, eligible students who register for and complete the exams may be reimbursed for one exam sitting3.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems with Information Systems Security Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
OUR INVESTMENT IN A MORE POWERFUL YOU
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program4. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
PORTABLE IOT KIT
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
CERTIFICATION EXAM REIMBURSEMENT
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT)
- CompTIA A+ Technician, Network+, Security+ and IT Fundamentals+
- Microsoft Technology Associate
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates of our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Information Systems Security may consider the following careers:
Computer Security Specialist
Data Security Administrator
Information Security Specialist Analyst
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW190||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking I|
|NETW200||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking II|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CIS170C||Programming with Lab|
|CIS247C||Object-Oriented Programming with Lab|
|CIS321||Structured Analysis and Design|
|CIS339||Object-Oriented Analysis and Design|
|CIS355A||Business Application Programming with Lab|
|CIS363B||Web Interface Design with Lab|
|CIS407A||Web Application Development with Lab|
|WBG310||Interactive Web Page Scripting with Lab|
|CEIS392||Product, Project, and People Management|
|CEIS494||Senior Project I|
|CEIS496||Senior Project II|
Technology Career Preparation
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
Information Systems Security
|SEC360||Data Privacy and Security|
|SEC440||Information Systems Security Planning and Audit|