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Shape the Policies That Protect Sensitive Information.

With the Regis Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance Policy Management, you will learn how to plan for physical security breaches, disaster recovery, implementation of enterprise and architecture security systems, risk management and auditing best practices. Through engaging, hands-on course work, you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to keep technology assets and data safe from harm or misuse.

Interested in pursuing a master's degree? All four courses in the Information Assurance Policy Management certificate can be applied to the Master of Science in Information and Cyber Security.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online or on-campus courses
8-week terms

Time Commitment
6-12 months

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October

Bob Bowles

"When I started at Regis, I only had a GED . . . my degrees from Regis opened more doors for me than I could have ever imagined"

Name: Robert Bowles
Title: Director, Center for Information Assurance Studies
Hometown: Conway, SC

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By the Numbers

Total information assurance/cybersecurity job openings in the U.S.*
Median pay for information security analysts**
Projected information assurance/cybersecurity job growth through 2029**

**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Program Details

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MSIA 670: Information Enterprise Assurance

Introduces the basic Information Assurance (IA) model: security of the database, the application and the system. Examines current security standards, best practices and auditing practices.

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MSIA 673: Legal Basics in Cyber and Information Security

Examines legal interpretation of security policy and resulting obligations to create a stable set of processes, frameworks and models capable of handling multiplying domestic and international regulations.

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MSIA 674: Planning and Implementing Architecture Security

Explores security policy development, implementation and standards of compliance and testing on corporate systems, application and data.

To apply to the Information Assurance Policy Management Graduate Certificate program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts from a regionally accredited university
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience or a bachelor's degree in a relevant computer science field
  • Resume

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Tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year: $870 per credit hour
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Total program credits: 12

Earning your Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance Policy Management sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future graduate financing guide or sign up for one of our upcoming graduate financial aid information sessions.

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The Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance Policy Management program is offered by the Anderson College of Business and Computing.