Eastern Michigan University​

EMU provides three unique opportunities for individuals to pursue Information Assurance/Security studies at the graduate level. At the master’s level, students may incorporate a concentration in Information Assurance/Security within the Master’s of Liberal Studies degree.  Three tracks may be pursued: Management and Supervision of Information Assurance operations Computer Forensic ​Cyber Crime Investigation. At the doctoral level, students may specialize through the Information Assurance Track in the Ph.D. Technology program.  This contains a research specialization for those individuals who want to pursue a terminal degree. The Information Security Graduate Certificate, which provides professionals with instruction necessary to participate in a team-based information security or protection program in larger organizations and to initiate and manage programs in smaller organizations. The program is appropriate for professionals with special needs (as for example, those in legal fields, law enforcement, computer training and education, marketing or other fields concerned with information security-related issues and or products and services). The program can also, with appropriate preparatory experiences, serve a general educational role for individuals who want to become better decision makers and more knowledgeable participants/discussant in legislative and ethical issues.

For further information contact:

Brad Wilkerson
Information Assurance/security
Eastern Michigan University​

Ferris State University

As the only program of its kind in the country, Ferris' Information Security and Intelligence (ISI) program is at the forefront in its response to the need for skilled workers in Information Security/Data Analysis/Digital Forensics.

Developed with input from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon, and investigative agencies; providing hands-on utilization of state of the art technology; this program, including its emphasis on visual analysis, data mining and geographic information systems, is uniquely positioned to prepare you to address the cyber security issues facing organizations and/or the nation.

The Information Security and Intelligence degree prepares you for a variety of career possibilities in fields that allow you to see your contribution in action. Computer forensics, fraud investigation, information security, intelligence, terrorism and crime analysis are a few of the possibilities. Opportunities exist in government, business, security, intelligence, health care, insurance, education, and several other fields.

London South Bank University

Currently mapped to CNSS 4011.  As threats from cyber attacks increase in quantity and sophistication, protection of information assets has become of critical importance.  Information Assurance (IA) is about justified confidence in security measures and management processes for protection of valuable information.  It emphasises successful integration of security enabling technologies with business procesesses and good management practices.  Developed with IA specialists from government, industry and professional bodies, the MSc IA provides knowledge and skills to address a range of IA issues facing 21st century organisations.

Regis University​

Colorado Front Range Center for Information Assurance Studies (COFR CIAS) WELCOME from REGIS UNIVERSITY.The Regis University Colorado Front Range (COFR) Center for Information Assurance Studies is located in Denver, CO at the campus of Regis University, a Jesuit university. Regis University's mission is to serve others.​ The Center provides Colorado citizens, businesses and governments access to the latest information, research and education to better protect their systems, data and applications. We accomplish our mission through active participation in the community through hosted events that educate and inform. We provide Regis faculty as speakers at Small Medium Business gatherings. We attend public policy forums and conferences. We educate the next generation of business leaders. 

​For further information contact Dan Likarish at dlikaris@regis.edu

The University of Toledo​

UT’s information systems program is constantly updated to remain on the cutting edge of technology, including object oriented programming, enterprise resource planning (ERP), project management skills and Web-based applications development. UT has been recognized as one of the most wired for computers in the nation. In addition, UT students take advantage of state-of-the-art computing and other facilities. Finally, students can gain real-world experience through numerous internship opportunities that often lead to full-time positions. This lets students work with accomplished professionals in the information systems field while earning college credit and money.

For more information contact:
Dr. T.S. Ragu-Nathan, Chair,

UDM's Centre For Cybersecurity and Intelligence Analysis has responded by designing a Bachelor and  Master of Science degree in Information Assurance in the college of Liberal Arts and Education. This will provide a comprehensive approach to all aspects of the national problems we face with threats against our information and infrastructure.  We have bundled together in a single seamless solution, degrees that are designed to prepare both business strategists and technical specialists to protect our critical infrastructure.  Along with the traditional Undergraduate program in software construction (CIS), we also provide a concentration in Information Assurance that allows the student to gain entry into the rapidly growing professional field of Information Systems Audit and Security. The concentration complies with the recommendations of the CNSS 4011 national standard for Information Security Professional Education and it grants a certificate approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) for that field. In addition, it is possible to obtain a certificate sponsored by the Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) in Sarbanes-Oxley audit.  The Masters degree is also offered completely on-line, or earn your Bachelor and Master degree in as little as 5 years.

For more information about our programs please call (313) 993-3337

Jeffrey Inglasbe, Department Chair or Daniel Shoemaker, IA Director


Midwest CISSE - Universities

Davenport University

Secure Your Future: Bachelor of Science (BS)
Security and Information Assurance (SIA)

Companies today require the highest levels of security in their technology environments. A Davenport bachelor's degree in Security and Information Assurance can provide you with the knowledge and skills you need for an upwardly mobile career path in the field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), those  working in this booming industry can earn, on average, between $60,000 and $100,000 annually, depending on experience levels.

This hands-on program will prepare you to work in the technology security field in a variety of settings across the world. Our curriculum also prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Linux certification exams.  For the most specialized education possible, we also offer three majors for those in the BS program:

  • Biometric Security

  • Information and Computer Security

  • Digital Forensics