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Cybersecurity: Information Assurance

Learn how to protect and defend the vital information networks of public and private organizations. Major in Information Assurance while earning your BS in Cybersecurity.

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.

Career Outcomes:

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+