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Cybersecurity: Information Assurance

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.

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+