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Regis University’s graduate certificate in Information Assurance is ideal for government employees, executive management and anyone interested in homeland security.
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Information Assurance Graduate Certificate

Degree Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the 12-credit-hour graduate academic certificate in Information Assurance features courses that investigate several common Information Assurance models (DoD, NSA, Telecom, Private Business) with an emphasis on IT best practices.

Total Information Assurance Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

Learn more about certificate programs offered by Regis University, including the minimum number of credit hours, cost estimates, related occupations and loan information.

Learn more about our graduate certificate in information assurance.

Program Requirements

Information Assurance Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours
Select 4 classes (12 credit hours) from the following:

MSIA 670 Enterprise Information Assurance
MSIA 672 Managing a Secure Enterprise
MSIA 674 Planning and Implementing Architecture Security
MSIA 676 Securing and Protecting: Systems, Applications, Data
MSIA 678 Risk Management
MSIA 680 Computer Forensics
MSIA 682 Network Forensics
MSIA 684 IT Auditing

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the School of Computer & Information Sciences programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program.

Regis University’s College for Professional Studies (CPS) graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CPS graduate students’ program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate academic certificate from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Academic graduate certificates from the School of Computer & Information Sciences require students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programing, computer networking and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas.

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the CPS Admission Office.
  • Current resume
  • Required admission essay
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
Summer 8W2, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 2, 2014
Fall 8W1, 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014
Fall 8W2, 2014 October 20, 2014 September 22, 2014
Spring 8W1, 2015 January 5, 2015 December 8, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,475 12 $700 $75
Online $8,475 12 $700 $75

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,295 12 $685 $75
Online $8,475 12 $700 $75

Directed study costs $700 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.