Learn how to protect and defend the vital information networks of public and private organizations!
Why Information Assurance at Bay Path University?
Protecting a company’s most powerful asset, its information, is a complex job. Information assurance specialists ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information. They design, develop, implement, operate, and troubleshoot information security systems to safeguard a company’s information. Information assurance specialists manage the risks associated with information transmission, processing, and storage. Click here for a heat map of cyber jobs.
Common jobs with a BS degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) include information security analyst, application security specialist, computer security specialist, and data security analyst. Potential workplaces include: bank or financial firm, global technology company, government, higher education, or information technology consulting firm.
Hands-On Learning Through Virtual Lab Environment:
Students in this specialization will have access to state-of-the-art technology. Students in this program will experience practical, hands-on learning designed around best practices in a safe, interactive virtual lab environment. This virtual platform allows students to develop skills by practicing with tools used in the industry through Bay Path’s secure virtual lab environment.
Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders:
- Have the opportunity to participate in work-study programs and internships at a variety of organizations
- Learn from recognized industry Leaders
- Design a double major in both Information Assurance and Digital Forensics
Prepare to earn in-demand certifications while earning your degree. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam.
This specialization aligns to:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA Project+