Information Assurance & Security Concentration
Information Assurance & Security (InfoSec) is a cutting edge graduate concentration in the Master of Science in Technology program at Purdue School of Engineering and Technology Indianapolis. It provides a rigorous curriculum in cybersecurity and is focused on innovative education and research in this fast-paced and dynamic field. The MS program typically takes one and half years of full-time study to complete.
The InfoSec concentration is part of the National Security Agency (NSA) National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and in Information Assurance Research (CAE/IAE and CAE/R).
Careers in Information Assurance
Students will have the opportunity to become a student member of the Purdue CERIAS center and IU CACR center. Students also have the opportunity to work as research assistants in NSF-funded research and education projects.
Information Assurance has a promising career outlook in high demand in the global market. The annual salary expectations are much higher than MS students from other computer science, engineering, or technology programs.
Best pathway to PhD in CIT/ECE/CS at Purdue WL campus
MS students will be prepared to continue their studies in a PhD programs at Purdue University in CIS, ECE or CIT.