Information Security and Assurance Jobs and Careers

Heightened awareness of the need to keep computer systems and information safe from hackers and other misuse is a priority in both the private and public sectors. As organizations continue to require increasingly complex networks and systems, they'll need workers skilled at building secure systems and anticipating vulnerabilities. Employers often prefer candidates to have the advanced skills and knowledge that come with a graduate degree such as a master's in Information Assurance. The MS in Information Assurance from Regis University can be earned online or at a variety of the University's convenient campus locations.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for workers in the area of Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrators is expected to grow 30 percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations.*

Examples of job titles in the area of Information Assurance include:

  • Information Assurance Engineer
  • Information Assurance Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Chief Security Officer
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Management Information Systems Director
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition [http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm]

Find out more about careers open to you with a master's degree in Information Assurance: request more information, or call us at 877-820-0581.

National Security Agency

Regis University is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency.