MS In Information Systems Information Assurance
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Protect and Defend Your Organization’s Assets by Earning an Online Master of Science in Information Systems – Information Assurance

As the digital world continues to expand so does the need for qualified and trained experts who can assure the safety and efficiency of data networks. Liberty University’s online Master’s degree in Information Systems, with a specialization in Information Assurance, will provide the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in this rapidly growing field. Identifying and responding to threats from hackers and cybercriminals is part of the training you will receive throughout this degree program.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master of Science in Information Systems – Information Assurance?

Our online Master’s program in Information Assurance can be completed 100% online, which means you can study and complete assignments when it is convenient for you and from the comfort of your own home or office. The professors who teach the courses in our IS degree have real-world experience in the field of information security and will provide the support and guidance you need to be successful. The course curriculum within this degree is taught with a biblical worldview, giving you opportunities to integrate your faith into your career and grow as a professional who exemplifies the ethical standards desired by businesses.

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What Will You Learn in our M.S. in Information Systems Online Degree?

As part of the core curriculum for our Information Systems master’s degree, you will receive technical knowledge and training in data, voice, image and video communications and computer networks, in order to be able to effectively communicate with others in the field of telecommunications. As you progress in this degree program, you will learn how to develop proactive plans for cyber disasters, allowing you to react quickly and efficiently to malicious technical threats or incidents if they happen.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of the Online Masters in Information Systems Degree Program

  • By earning your Masters in Information Systems – Information Assurance degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition rates for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs have not increased in four straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Learning cutting-edge techniques for s­treamlining data management systems, ensure prompt delivery of digital products and services, and how to handle projects with programmers, network developers, and computer science team members.

  • Gaining practical knowledge in technology management to help you prioritize and execute effective technology upgrades for better business operations.

  • You can complete the Information Systems Masters in Information Assurance degree in as little as one and a half years!

MS in Information Systems Degree Information

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Master’s in Information Systems Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit-hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for Our Online Information Systems Degree

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official College Transcripts if available
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Potential Career Options with a Master of Science in Information Systems – Information Assurance

  • Data Network Consulting
  • Systems Integration
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Project Management
  • Information Assurance Cyber Specialist