Certificate in Information Security and Assurance

The graduate certificate program in information security and assurance is designed for both working professionals and graduate students. Students learn IT security technology through a hands-on virtual lab. Traditional classes teach how to secure and manage IT resources and how to plan, provide and manage system security incidents and disasters. Students also learn IT ethics and legalities including corporate and regulatory compliance in terms of methods, approaches and governance.


KSU information security and assurance students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Required Courses: 12 Credit Hours

  • IS 7310:Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance OR IT 6823:Information Security Concepts and Administration
  • IS 7320:Information Security Technologies
  • IS 7330:Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning
  • IS 7200:Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Systems OR IS 7305:Foundations of Information Security

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


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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