Minor in Information Security Protect the Future: Master Cyber Protection with Liberty’s Minor in Information Security


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

In today’s world, people are connected by the internet. Personal, private, and social information is stored in databases and systems worldwide, making it of the utmost importance to protect ourselves and our information from hackers and unauthorized users who would misuse that information.

Through Liberty’s Minor in Information Security, you will be prepared to meet the growing need for professionals who can protect sensitive information with integrity and high ethical standards.

Modern business and educational economies are founded on networking systems and data communications. Our courses can equip you to understand the movement of information from one device to another and key concepts in securing information. As you progress through the information security minor online, you can learn how to ensure the safety of business operations and their confidential information by implementing and maintaining an information security program. Obtaining this knowledge can equip you for a variety of careers upon graduation.

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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

When you’re protecting your own or others’ information, it is important that the knowledge and training you have is accurate. Each of our courses is taught by professionals who not only have years of real-life experience in the field of information security, but they are also excited about helping you become well-versed in this subject so you can succeed in your future profession.

We strive to Train Champions for Christ. In every online information security course, you’ll be learning up-to-date information from a Christian worldview, allowing you to protect data from an ethical and biblical perspective.

While an information security minor can be a beneficial addition to any of our online bachelor’s degrees, you may consider pairing this minor with a degree in government, criminal justice, or business.

Liberty’s Minor in Information Systems allows you to choose between a course in homeland security or intelligence and national security in order to customize your minor to fit your interests. With your experience and acquired skills through our Minor in Information Systems online, you can enhance your career path and increase job opportunities.

For those interested in furthering their education, our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Data Networking and Security is an excellent degree to help you meet your goals. Our minor and bachelor’s degrees are offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of taking courses on campus.

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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.