Online Undergraduate Information Assurance Certificate Defend Digital Frontiers:


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the certificate total

Do you want to help businesses avoid data breaches and protect important information? If so, Liberty University’s undergraduate Information Assurance Certificate provides a fast track to cybersecurity awareness through 6 online computer science courses. Our program can help you gain practical skills in risk management and information system security so you can pursue a rewarding career in the IT (information technology) field.

Our information assurance courses will introduce you to the fascinating world of digital information systems so you can learn how to protect data and digital content from hacking or misuse. Throughout this program, you’ll study under faculty who are experts in their field. Our professors are firmly rooted in the Christian faith and committed to helping you lead with skill and integrity.

Companies today often suffer from cyber attacks, so there is a need for qualified professionals who know how to protect sensitive data and ensure integrity and confidentiality in computer systems. With Liberty’s online information assurance training program, you can gain foundational knowledge that can help you grow in your current role or explore new areas in the world of business.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty has been a pioneer in distance learning since 1985. A lot has changed since then, but our commitment to Training Champions for Christ has not. We seek to offer flexible, high-quality programs that equip students like you for the real world. Through our information assurance online training certificate, you can explore your passion for cybersecurity and decide whether you’d like to continue your study of this exciting field.

Are you worried that school will get in the way of your other commitments and priorities? If so, we have just what you need. This certificate is offered 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. You can complete your assignments from the comfort of your home and easily access your course materials whenever you need them. The best part? You won’t have to travel to a physical campus, so you can stay invested in your family and job while pursuing your goals!

Additionally, Liberty’s online information assurance and security certificate can help you gain new skills while saving time and money. At only 18 credit hours, you can complete this program much faster than a full-length degree!

And, if you later decide to pursue a bachelor’s degree, the credits from this certificate can transfer seamlessly into our Bachelor of Science in Information Systems – Information Assurance. Check out all of Liberty University’s online cyber security degrees to find out how you can further your studies at the bachelor’s and master’s levels!

If you want to learn about information assurance IT online, this undergraduate certificate is a great option! Throughout this program, you will study core concepts in cybersecurity and information systems while gaining essential skills that can help you prepare for future employment.

Cyberattacks are on the rise, and companies need to find new and improved ways to protect valuable information. That way, they can build credibility among customers and clients and thrive in the marketplace. If you want to branch out into this booming field, our online certificate program can help!

Through your courses, you will analyze the tools that comprise information systems and learn how to leverage technology to maintain a competitive business advantage. You will also explore how data communication and networking systems function so you can more fully understand how to safeguard information. Other topics of study include:

  • Methods for preventing damage to computer systems
  • Prominent risks and threats in today’s digital world
  • Strategies for planning and implementing information security programs
  • Various preventative measures such as firewalls and virtual private networks

Are you excited to help businesses protect their digital assets? Do you want to hone your technical skills and earn a credential that can help you stand out to employers? If so, partner with us. We can help you learn more about the exciting field of cybersecurity and pursue a career that lets you make a difference!

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.