Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Information Systems Security
Point University’s online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in Information Systems Security equips students with specialized skills in systems security, risk mitigation, and disaster recovery. Coursework is taught by industry professionals with real-world experience and focuses on the latest techniques used to recognize security vulnerabilities, implement effective security policies, and use preventive measures to keep an organization’s data safe. As part of the program, students will be prepared to earn six highly respected professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and from Microsoft, including CompTIA Linux, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, MCSA Installing & Configuring Windows Server, and MCSA Administering Windows Server.
1. Understand basic principles and methods for information technology support, including legal and ethical standards for IT professionals.
2. Develop specialized expertise in systems security, risk mitigation, and disaster recovery in IT environments.
3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of information technology best practices, safety, security, and preventive measures.
The online bachelor’s in information systems security program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop a broad foundation in networks, security, web development, project and data management, and network administration. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Risk Mitigation & Security Policy
- Advanced Systems Applications
- Information Systems Disaster Recovery
- Capstone Project in Secure Information Systems
As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in information systems security at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are deadlines associated with the online information technology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in information systems security degree in four years.
All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in information systems security program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.
Rate: $410 per credit hour*
To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2020.
Point’s online bachelor’s degree in information systems security will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:
- Cyber security analyst
- Information management analyst
- IT administrator
- IT security consultant
- Security operations center analyst
Point University offers the information systems security program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.
This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.
Up to 75% of required courses (typically 90 credits) can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time significantly.
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.
As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.
Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!
Point’s IT program is designed to challenge students academically and see them grow in their Christian faith. Our graduates will have a foundation of technical knowledge, business acumen, and spiritual maturity that enables them to achieve their purpose in their calling and career.
– Philip Partain, Information Technology Program Coordinator