Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Security and Assurance 

The Kennesaw State University Information Security and Assurance (BBA-ISA) degree will provide you the skills to become technologically proficient, business-savvy, and capable of applying policy, education, and training others.  You will gain the experience of developing technology solutions to protect information assets from all types of threats and manage the risk associated with modern information usage.

Safeguarding digital information is critical in our technological society, and the KSU information security degree program prepares you for a variety of career options. With the Information Security degree, you will gain the necessary skills to evaluate computer and network systems' security needs, provide recommended solutions, and implement security systems solutions. This degree is a good choice for you if you want to work with computers and related technology.

Information security and assurance degree analyze information operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. This program spans both areas in its approach to the protection of information in the organization.

The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have jointly designated Kennesaw State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education with specialized focus areas in Security Policy Development & Compliance and Systems Security Administration



KSU information security and assurance students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

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Information Security and Assurance Degree Pathway
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Information Security and Assurance Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The information security and assurance degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and a busy schedule, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination online and face-to-face) courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As an information security and assurance graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with an Information Security and Assurance degree?

An information security degree provides you with various benefits, such as higher than average salaries and job security. Degree holders will have a wide range of career opportunities in multiple industries and businesses.

Admission to Coles B.B.A. programs is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the program requirements outlined below. To be able to take upper-division courses in Accounting and graduate with an Information Security & Assurance B.B.A., students must successfully:

  • Complete BUSA 2150 a
  • Meet the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement
  • Be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program. Admission to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University.  In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.

Information Security and Assurance Salary and Career Information

A career in information security and assurance offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Information Security from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Department of Information Systems and Security

Kennesaw State University 
Department of Information Systems and Security
Burruss Building, Room 480
560 Parliament Garden Way NW 
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-7763

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