Online Master's in IT Security Program Details
Why Get an IT Security Master’s Degree?
With the world more connected than ever, protecting individuals’ and organizations’ data is more important than ever. The demand for IT security professionals is high—and still growing. Over the next decade and beyond, it is projected that there will be numerous new opportunities for IT security professionals in private industry, government and law enforcement.1
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
It is projected that employment of IT security analysts will grow by more than one-third from 2021 - 2031—much faster than average for all occupations.1
Entering this exciting field now can help you prepare to pursue numerous roles in IT security, including IT Security Manager, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Manger, Information Systems Security Officer, Incident Analyst/Responder and more.2
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Information Security Analysts, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited December 29, 2022). This data represents national figures and is not based on school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
2 AIU cannot guarantee employment, salary, or career advancement. The list of career paths related to this program is based on a subset from the Bureau of Labor Statistics CIP to SOC Crosswalk. Some career paths listed above may require further education or job experience.
From grants to military service to transfer credits, see the variety of ways you can save time and money on your degree:
- Scholarships & Grants – AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
- Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
- Transfer Credit – AIU’s graduate transfer policy lets you transfer in up to 12 quarter hours of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree*
- Scholarships and Grants Guide – Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
* Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis and all graduate credit is subject to approval by Academic Affairs. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
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