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Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate

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Today’s businesses rely on information, such as personnel details, client lists, marketing information, and more, stored entirely on network databases. Because hackers could infiltrate a network if a firewall shuts down for even a minute, information security, including protecting databases with a range of policies, products, technologies, and procedures, is more important than ever.

Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program Highlights

The online Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the IT field.
  • Explore key information technology areas including network operating systems, network security, threat detection and response methods, disaster recovery planning, cryptography, and information security and risk management.

Prepare for Certification

With this certificate, you could prepare for the CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification exams.*

Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Purdue University Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

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What are the Career Opportunities?

This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the field of information security.

Prepare for Future Studies

Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Purdue Global degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Purdue Global.

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How Do I Get Started?

Purdue Global offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules. Certain start dates may not be available at all ground locations; speak with an advisor for additional information.

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What Courses Will I Take?

The curriculum in this program focuses on the key technical skills and knowledge that can be applied immediately to the field of information security. Courses include:

  • Networking Concepts
  • Network Administration
  • Network Security Concepts
  • Information Systems Security
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Program Requirements
  • Major Credits21
  • Total Credits21

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

Tuition and Fees

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Online, Rockville, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin

$371.00 cost per credit
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Tuition does not include University fees and associated program fees. View tuition and fee information or contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

Indiana resident military veterans: tuition for online undergraduate degree and certificate programs is $220.00 per quarter credit hour.


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NOTES AND CONDITIONS

Note: This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.

*Although certain programs at Purdue Global are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.

†Purdue Global  cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.