Information Assurance/Cyber Defense

keyboardYou don’t need to be a computer genius to succeed in the world of cyber security – you just need to be adventurous, curious and willing to learn.

In this newly created program, you will combine courses in business, computer information systems and cyber security to form the wide-reaching skills necessary for this exciting and rapidly expanding field.

You will learn about accounting practices, business and cyber law, networks and security, UNIX administration, and choose from classes in e-commerce, digital and network forensics and mobile applications.

You’ll also participate in a hands-on project or internship which will provide valuable real-world experience.

This program is a good fit for students who like

  • Problem solving
  • Working with computers

Considering an Information Assurance/Cyber Defense minor?

A minor in cyber defense will help you learn fundamental computer networking skills, understand how complex information systems work, and how to protect individuals and organizations from criminals. No prior experience with computer classes is expected. The minor starts with basic computer concepts and ends with advanced cyber defense skills such as ethical hacking. The minor is often chosen by Mobile and Web App Development majors and other technical majors, but humanities students have also been successful. The minor is a good fit for any student who enjoys understanding how technology works. Click here to view the complete course details for the Information Assurance/Cyber Defense minor.

 

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College of Business
301 Cohodas Hall
business@nmu.edu
906-227-2900

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