Information Assurance Master’s Degree Aspire to Achieve with our ACBSP-Accredited Degree

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As the digital world continues to expand, so does the need for qualified and trained experts who can ensure the safety and efficiency of data networks. Liberty’s online Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems (IS) – Information Assurance (IA) program can equip you for success in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Throughout this program, you’ll learn how to identify and respond to threats from hackers and cybercriminals.

Whether you want to advance in your current field, launch a new career, or prepare for doctoral studies, our program can help you achieve your goals. You can develop the skills needed to prevent attacks on valuable data and information.

Partner with us and prepare to help businesses secure their data, maintain confidentiality, and run efficient information systems.


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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

More and more companies are transitioning to internet-based operations, and they rely heavily on IA professionals to keep their information safe. At Liberty, you can develop the skills needed to fight and prevent cybercrime in your organization.

Our master’s in information assurance is available 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. You can earn your degree from anywhere in the world and easily access your course materials whenever you need them. The best part? You can stay fully invested in your family, job, and community while achieving your academic goals!

Our IS professors have years of real-world experience in the field of information security. With their guidance, you can gain new skills that will help set you apart in the cybersecurity industry. Our faculty are knowledgeable in their field, passionate about what they do, and firmly rooted in the Christian faith.

At Liberty, you won’t just get a degree — you’ll explore practical ways to live out biblical principles in the workplace. You’ll be equipped to serve as a Champion for Christ in your career, wherever God is calling you.


Our core courses provide advanced training in leadership, IT infrastructure, legal issues, and systems analysis. You’ll learn how to identify emerging technologies, assess human interaction with computers, and manage effective information systems. You will also complete an integrated thesis project, allowing you to synthesize your knowledge and solve IS challenges.

Within the information assurance cognate, you can learn how to proactively defend against cyber disasters and minimize the negative effects of malicious attacks. You’ll also explore the policies, laws, and regulations related to cybercrime. With this knowledge, you can help your company assess risks, maintain privacy, and recover from attacks in the event of a security breach.

IS professionals don’t just work with technology — they manage teams of people in business environments. Our information assurance master’s program can help you gain the leadership skills needed to oversee operations and accomplish important business objectives.

The modern business environment relies heavily on web-based servers, telecommunications, and network systems. Because of this, it’s vital that you know how to communicate effectively with a variety of cybersecurity professionals. Throughout your cybersecurity career, you’ll also need to navigate many types of ethical challenges. Our program covers these topics and more!

Throughout your IS and IA courses, you’ll learn how to:

  • Collaborate with programmers, computer science specialists, and network developers.
  • Ensure prompt delivery of digital products and services.
  • Improve business operations using technology upgrades.
  • Preserve data confidentiality and integrity.
  • Streamline data management systems.

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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.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Military

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 – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.