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The world of information security is one of rapid advances in technologies and laws. JMU's Masters in Computer Science helps working professionals stay ahead of the industry while never leaving home.

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one of the first info sec programs in the U.S.

Description of Program

Students who earn the M.S. degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Information Security become highly skilled professionals with advanced expertise in creating and maintaining secure and reliable computing systems.

This concentration is offered in a remote, electronic distance-learning format that, while satisfying all requirements for the Master of Science program, is especially appropriate for people with professional interests in information security. Further information can be obtained from the program website at https://www.jmu.edu/infosec/.  

Students completing this concentration will also receive two NSA approved certificates: Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals (NSTISSI No. 4011) and Information Systems Security Officers (CNSSI No. 4014).

Degrees Offered

Master of Science 

Concentration

Information Security

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